Cicely Tyson

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The beloved actor, who died at age 96, exuded pure joy in her many red carpet appearances over the years.
Former President Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama paid tribute to the pioneering Black actor with heartfelt Instagram posts.
Civil rights leaders, celebrities and politicians remembered the trailblazing Black actor and cultural icon who died Thursday at age 96.
The actress is best known for her Oscar-nominated role in the 1972 film, "Sounder."
“Each day with her is a master class. She is 94 years glorious. A giant in our time," the director wrote about the legendary actress on Tuesday.
"Thank you for all that you are, and for all that you continue to give us," the director wrote. "This is the least of what you deserve, Your Majesty."
"Prioritizing hope whenever possible is a brave and bold thing to do," the award-winning director wrote.
"Every dream. Every goal. Every gift," wrote director Ava DuVernay in a happy birthday tweet.
"Beyond deserved!!" Viola Davis said of her 93-year-old co-star.
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If you think you're about to hear anything critical of the two old pros James Earl Jones and Cicely Tyson in director Leonard Foglia's revival of D. L. Coburn's 1977 comedy, The Gin Game, at the Golden Theatre, you better think again.
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Check out photos from the evening below: One of the evening’s many heartfelt moments occurred during Cicely Tyson’s speech