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Cicely Louise Tyson is a stage and American film actress. She was nominated for the Academy and Golden Globe Awards for Best Actress for her performance as Rebecca Morgan in Sounder For this role she also won the NSFC Best Actress and NBR Best Actress Awards. She starred in The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman, for which she won two Emmy Awards and was nominated for a BAFTA Award. But in addition to her groundbreaking work, Tyson has spent her life advocating for arts education and advocating for human and civil rights. With such a body of work, it should really come as no surprise that she would have some wisdom to offer us.

Short Brief

NameCicely Tyson
BornDecember 19, 1924, in Harlem, New York City, U.S.
DiedJanuary 28, 2021 (Aged 96)
GenderFemale
NationalityNorth American
ProfessionActress
Notable WorkSounder (1972), The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pitman (1974), The Help (2011), How to Get Away with Murder (2015-2020), Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All (1994), Diary of a Mad Black Woman (2005)
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The choices of roles I made had to do with educating and entertaining. And as a result, I found myself working only every two or three years.

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I will fight until I drop. It is just a matter of having some faith in the fact that as long as you are able to draw breath in the universe, you have a chance.

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Ali… we should have gone to see that movie. Malcolm X was another.

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I think when you begin to think of yourself as having achieved something, then there’s nothing left for you to work towards. I want to believe that there is a mountain so high that I will spend my entire life striving to reach the top of it.

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My mom did not allow us to go to the movies.  I did not walk into a theatre until I was already a grown, woman.

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You never know what motivates you.

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Challenges make you discover things about yourself that you never really knew. They’re what make the instrument stretch, what make you go beyond the norm.

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In my early years. There were a number of experiences that made me decide I could not afford the luxury of just being an actress. There were a number of issues I wanted to address. And I wanted to use my career as a platform.

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I am the sum total of each one of the woman I have played.

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One lady told me that before she saw ‘Sounder’ she didn’t believe black people could love each other, have deep relationships in the same way as white people.

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I don’t condemn anyone for making their choices. If someone chooses those roles, fine. But not for me. When someone stops me and says, You’re the reason I became an actress, that lets me know I made the right decision.

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I have learned not to allow rejection to move me.

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Children should have a balanced start in life: a mother and a father. I think that’s the only reason to get married.

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I am the character until I go home.

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Whatever good I have accomplished as an actress I believe came in direct proportion to my efforts to portray black women who have made positive contributions to my heritage.

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