Gender
Female
Born
Dec 19, 1924
New York, New York, USA
Performer
  • CREDITS
    The Gin Game (Oct 14, 2015 - Jan 10, 2016)
    • Starring: Cicely Tyson [Fonsia Dorsey]
    PlayRevival
    The Trip to Bountiful (Apr 23, 2013 - Oct 09, 2013)
    • Starring: Cicely Tyson [Mrs. Carrie Watts]
    PlayRevival
    The Corn Is Green (Aug 22, 1983 - Sep 18, 1983)
    • Starring: Cicely Tyson [Miss Moffat]
    PlayDramaRevival
    Trumpets of the Lord (Apr 29, 1969 - May 03, 1969)
    • Performer: Cicely Tyson [Rev. Marion Alexander]
    MusicalOriginal
    Carry Me Back to Morningside Heights (Feb 27, 1968 - Mar 02, 1968)
    • Performer: Cicely Tyson [Myrna Jessup]
    PlayComedyOriginal
    A Hand Is on the Gate (Sep 21, 1966 - Oct 08, 1966)
    • Performer: Cicely Tyson [Performer]
    PlayOriginal
    Tiger, Tiger Burning Bright (Dec 22, 1962 - Jan 19, 1963)
    • Performer: Cicely Tyson [Celeste Chipley]
    • Understudy: Cicely Tyson [Adelaide Smith]
    PlayDramaOriginal
    The Cool World (Feb 22, 1960 - Feb 23, 1960)
    • Performer: Cicely Tyson [Girl]
    PlayOriginal
    Jolly's Progress (Dec 05, 1959 - Dec 12, 1959)
    • Understudy: Cicely Tyson [Jolly Rivers]
    PlayOriginal
  • AWARDS

    Tony Award®

    Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play

    2013 | Winner  | The Trip to Bountiful
    Starring: Cicely Tyson

    Drama Desk Award

    Outstanding Actress in a Play

    2013 | Winner  | The Trip to Bountiful
    Starring: Cicely Tyson

    Vernon Rice Award

    1962 | Winner
    Cicely Tyson (Performance, "Moon on a Rainbow Shawl")

    Theater Hall of Fame

    Inductee

    2018 | Recipient
    Cicely Tyson
The Gin Game (Oct 14, 2015 - Jan 10, 2016)
  • Starring: Cicely Tyson [Fonsia Dorsey]
PlayRevival
The Trip to Bountiful (Apr 23, 2013 - Oct 09, 2013)
  • Starring: Cicely Tyson [Mrs. Carrie Watts]
PlayRevival
The Corn Is Green (Aug 22, 1983 - Sep 18, 1983)
  • Starring: Cicely Tyson [Miss Moffat]
PlayDramaRevival
Trumpets of the Lord (Apr 29, 1969 - May 03, 1969)
  • Performer: Cicely Tyson [Rev. Marion Alexander]
MusicalOriginal
Carry Me Back to Morningside Heights (Feb 27, 1968 - Mar 02, 1968)
  • Performer: Cicely Tyson [Myrna Jessup]
PlayComedyOriginal
A Hand Is on the Gate (Sep 21, 1966 - Oct 08, 1966)
  • Performer: Cicely Tyson [Performer]
PlayOriginal
Tiger, Tiger Burning Bright (Dec 22, 1962 - Jan 19, 1963)
  • Performer: Cicely Tyson [Celeste Chipley]
  • Understudy: Cicely Tyson [Adelaide Smith]
PlayDramaOriginal
The Cool World (Feb 22, 1960 - Feb 23, 1960)
  • Performer: Cicely Tyson [Girl]
PlayOriginal
Jolly's Progress (Dec 05, 1959 - Dec 12, 1959)
  • Understudy: Cicely Tyson [Jolly Rivers]
PlayOriginal

Tony Award®

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play

2013 | Winner  | The Trip to Bountiful
Starring: Cicely Tyson

Drama Desk Award

Outstanding Actress in a Play

2013 | Winner  | The Trip to Bountiful
Starring: Cicely Tyson

Vernon Rice Award

1962 | Winner
Cicely Tyson (Performance, "Moon on a Rainbow Shawl")

Theater Hall of Fame

Inductee

2018 | Recipient
Cicely Tyson

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