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Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021
Cicely Tyson, the pioneering Black actor who gained an Oscar nomination for her role as the sharecropper's wife in "Sounder," a Tony Award in 2013 at age 88 and touched TV viewers' hearts in "The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman," died Thursday at age 96.
Tyson's death was announced by...
Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019
Cicely Tyson, Seth MacFarlane and Walt Disney Co. chief executive Bob Iger will be joining the Television Academy's Hall of Fame.
Geraldine Laybourne, who helped create the Nickelodeon channel and co-founded Oxygen Media, and veteran TV director Jay Sandrich also were announced Tuesday as...
Monday, Nov. 25, 2019
At the poignant memorial service for Diahann Carroll, the Oscar-nominated actress was remembered for all the things that made her famous — her glamour, her sublime talent, her beauty and her elegance.
But with each luminary and loved one who remembered her, what was also underscored was...
Monday, Nov. 19, 2018
Steven Spielberg teased Kathleen Kennedy and Frank Marshall about the beginnings of their relationship, actress Cicely Tyson brought more than a few people to tears while proudly clutching her Oscar and publicist Marvin Levy sang a few lines from "Hamilton" to an audience that included Lin-...
Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018
Cicely Tyson received her first and only Oscar nomination in 1972. It was for best actress for her work in "Sounder," which she thinks of as her first major role. She wasn't called to the stage that year — Liza Minnelli was for "Cabaret" — but now 45 years later, Tyson is finally getting her...
Monday, Dec. 7, 2015
The technology that George Lucas brought to moviemaking came back to haunt him at the Kennedy Center Honors.
As the tribute to Lucas began at Sunday night's gala honoring him and four others for contributing to American culture through the arts, the...