"Cicely L. Tyson" is an American actress. She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress, and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture, Drama/Golden Globe Award for her performance as Rebecca Morgan in Sounder (film)/Sounder (1972). For this role she also won the National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Actress/NSFC Best Actress and National Board of Review Award for Best Actress/NBR Best Actress Awards. She starred in The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman (1974), for which she won two Emmy Awards and was nominated for a BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role/BAFTA Award.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous actresses! More Cicely Tyson on Wikipedia.