WorldCat Identities

Tyson, Cicely

Works: 210 works in 595 publications in 2 languages and 36,094 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Juvenile works  Television adaptations  Biography  Comedy films  Made-for-TV movies  Television programs  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Speaker, Interviewee, Host, Author
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Cicely Tyson
The help by Emma Stone( Visual )

21 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and German and held by 3,332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1960s Mississippi, Skeeter, a southern society girl, returns from college determined to become a writer but turns her friends' lives and a small Mississippi town upside down when she decides to interview the black women who have spent their lives taking care of prominent southern families. Aibileen, Skeeter's best friend's housekeeper, is the first to open up, to the dismay of her friends in the tight-knit black community
Roots by Alex Haley( Visual )

18 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in English and held by 3,236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of Alex Haley's "Roots", in which Haley traces his African American family's history from the mid-18th century to the Reconstruction era
Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo( Visual )

20 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 2,646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl's life is changed by a scruffy, fun-loving pooch she names Winn-Dixie. The special bond between them works magic on her reserved dad and the eccentric townspeople they meet during one unforgettable summer
Fried green tomatoes by Jon Avnet( Visual )

20 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A chance encounter in a nursing home between a dowdy housewife and a spry octagenarian leads to an unexpected friendship. The story told of a fiercely independent woman half a century ago inspires the housewife to change her life, often with hilarious results
The autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman( Visual )

34 editions published between 1973 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of blacks in the South as seen through the eyes of a 110-year-old former slave
Sounder by Martin Ritt( Visual )

41 editions published between 1971 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sounder is the heartwarming story of a Blac k sharecropper family in Louisiana during the Depression. A father steals food for his family, his wife provides love, security and strength while he is in prison, and their oldest son bravely becomes the man of the house until his father returns. Together they love and laugh, struggle and survive, and dream and hope of a more promising future
Alex Cross by Rob Cohen Movie( Visual )

7 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the young homicide detective/psychologist as he meets his match in a serial killer. The two face off in a high-stakes game of cat and mouse, but when the mission gets personal, Cross is pushed to the edge of his moral and psychological limits in this taut and exciting action thriller
The Rosa Parks story by Jagannatha Dash( Visual )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 1,314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatic biography of Rosa McCauley Parks, who in 1955 created the spark that began the modern Civil Rights Movement
A lesson before dying( Visual )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 1,286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A frustrated teacher in a southern town finds his own purpose in helping to bring meaning to the last days of a young man due to be executed. In teaching one person to die with dignity, he redeems himself
Tyler Perry's Why did I get married too?( Visual )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,081 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gathered together in the Bahamas for their annual one-week reunion, four close couples eagerly reconnect, sharing news about their lives and relationships. But their intimate week in paradise is disrupted by the unexpected arrival of Sheila's ex-husband, Mike, who hopes to break up her new marriage with Troy and win her back. With their relationships hanging in the balance when they return home, each couple must choose between blame and forgiveness
The heart is a lonely hunter by Carson McCullers( Visual )

6 editions published between 1968 and 2012 in English and held by 1,052 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When deaf-mute John Singer moves to a sleepy Southern town to be near his hospitalized friend, a brain-damaged man-child, Singer's silent kindness draws to him others broken in body and spirit
Diary of a mad black woman by Darren Grant( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Helen McCarter would seem to have it all. She's married to Charles who is one of Atlanta's most successful attorneys. But despite having wealth and prestige, things are not as they seem in the McCarter home. On the evening of their anniversary, Charles drops a bombshell on Helen - he's divorcing her for another woman. Thrown out of the house with nowhere to go, Helen moves in with her grandmother Madea, a sassy woman with no shortage of opinions and a gun that she's not afraid to use. As Madea helps Helen get back on her feet emotionally, she meets Orlando, a nice and handsome man who is obviously attracted to her. But after her experiences with Charles, Helen isn't sure if she's ready to trust a man again
A woman called Moses( Visual )

5 editions published between 1978 and 2001 in English and held by 742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the story of Harriet Ross Tubman, founder of the Underground Railroad, who led hundreds of slaves to freedom in the North before the Civil War. To those she helped get to the Promised Land, she became known as Moses
An introduction to A lesson before dying by Ernest J. Gaines audio guide by Molly Murphy( Recording )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the theme and characters in Gaines's novel and includes excerpts from the book and background information on the author
The women of Brewster Place( Visual )

12 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mattie Michael, whose life has been plagued by misfortunes, is alone in a ghetto tenement on Brewster Place. She gradually unites the other tenement women to help them struggle for a new life
Tyler Perry's Madea's family reunion the movie( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In addition to being saddled with an unruly foster teen, Madea has two troubled nieces to deal with. Lisa is engaged to an abusive and controlling investment banker and Vanessa is finding it difficult to open herself to the affection of a bus driver/artist Frankie because of childhood abuse. Wreaking havoc on both of the girls's lives is their mother Victoria
Idlewild by Brian. K Barber( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the Prohibition-era American South, speakeasy performer and club manager Rooster must contend not only with gangsters who have their eyes on the club, but also his piano player and partner Percival. Percival, meanwhile, must choose between his love for Angel and his obligations to his father
Mama Flora's family( Visual )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follow the chronicle of one family's journey through the 20th century in the American south
King( Visual )

9 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in English and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A powerful portrayal of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and events of the Civil Rights Movement leading up to his assassination
Free to be-- you and me( Visual )

5 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A journey into the endless possibilities of life. Rich with positive, life-enhancing messages that focus on growth and change. Positive messages of self-esteem are illustrated through a series of live action and animations shorts through songs, stories and laughter. Explores children's dreams and concerns, as well as their fears and fantasies
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Alternative Names
Cicely Tyson actrice amricaine

Cicely Tyson actriz estadounidense

Cicely Tyson aktorka amerykańska

Cicely Tyson americk herečka

Cicely Tyson Amerikaans acteur

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Cicely Tyson amerikansk skodespelar

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Cicely Tyson attrice statunitense

Cicely Tyson Skuespillerinne fra USA

Cicely Tyson US-amerikanische Schauspielerin, ehemaliges Fotomodel

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English (245)

German (2)

Fried green tomatoesThe autobiography of Miss Jane PittmanThe heart is a lonely hunterThe women of Brewster Place