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Tyson, Cicely

Overview
Works: 265 works in 697 publications in 3 languages and 37,229 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Made-for-TV movies  Television adaptations  Comedy films  Television mini-series  Biographical television programs  Social problem films  Juvenile works 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Speaker, Interviewee, Host, Author
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Cicely Tyson
The Help by Tate Taylor( Visual )

29 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and German and held by 3,433 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 John Erman( Visual )

30 editions published between 1977 and 2016 in English and held by 3,353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A black American's search for his family roots, covering over 100 years of American history from the Old South through the era of Reconstruction. In Gambia, West Africa, young warrior Kunte Kinte is captured by slave traders and transported to Colonial Virginia
Because of Winn-Dixie by Jeff Daniels( Visual )

28 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The heartwarming 'tail' of a young girl whose 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 )

22 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An 83-year-old reminisces about her Depression-era life in the town of Whistle Stop, Alabama
The autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman by Ernest J Gaines( Visual )

41 editions published between 1973 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of blacks in the South as seen through the eyes of a 110-year-old former slave. Based on the novel by Ernest J. Gaines
Sounder by Martin Ritt( Visual )

45 editions published between 1972 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a black sharecropper family living in Louisiana during the Depression. The father steals food for his family and is sent to prison. While he is in jail the mother provides love, security and strength at home. The oldest son bravely becomes the man of the house until his father returns home
Alex Cross by Rob Cohen Movie( Visual )

8 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 1,600 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
A lesson before dying( Visual )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 1,262 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
The Rosa Parks story by J Dash( Visual )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in English and held by 1,203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatic biography of Rosa McCauley Parks, who in 1955 created the spark that began the modern Civil Rights Movement
Tyler Perry's Why did I get married too?( Visual )

7 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,175 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
Tyler Perry's Madea's family reunion : the movie( Visual )

6 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Tyler Perry is my new hero."--LA Weekly
The heart is a lonely hunter by Robert Ellis Miller( Visual )

8 editions published between 1968 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,040 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 )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Helen and Charles McCarter had everything: fine home, beautiful clothes, and success. In public, they were the perfect match. But behind the scenes was another matter. On what should have been the end of the happiest day of their lives, Charles evicts Helen, his wife of 18 years, out of their house in the presence of his mistress. Helen then goes from meek and mild to mad, starts a diary and a new life
A woman called Moses( Visual )

4 editions published between 1978 and 2001 in English and held by 721 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
An introduction to A lesson before dying by Ernest J. Gaines : audio guide by Dan Stone( Recording )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 617 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
Mama Flora's family( Visual )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follow the chronicle of one family's journey through the 20th century in the American south
Horton Foote's The trip to Bountiful( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carrie Watts begrudgingly lives with her busy, overprotective son, Ludie, and pretentious daughter-in-law, Jessie Mae. No longer able to drive and forbidden to travel alone, she wishes for freedom from the confines of the house and begs her son to take her on a visit to her hometown of Bountiful. When he refuses, Mrs. Watts is undeterred and makes an escape to the local bus station, where she befriends Thelma, a young woman traveling home
Idlewild by Brian. K Barber( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 606 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
Free to be-- you and me( Visual )

6 editions published between 1974 and 2010 in English and held by 518 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
The women of Brewster Place( Visual )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 491 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
 
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Alternative Names
Cicely Tyson actrice américaine

Cicely Tyson actriz estadounidense

Cicely Tyson aktorka amerykańska

Cicely Tyson americká herečka

Cicely Tyson Amerikaans acteur

Cicely Tyson Amerikaans actrice

Cicely Tyson amerikansk skådespelare

Cicely Tyson amerikansk skodespelar

Cicely Tyson amerikansk skuespiller

Cicely Tyson attrice statunitense

Cicely Tyson Skuespillerinne fra USA

Cicely Tyson US-amerikanische Schauspielerin, ehemaliges Fotomodel

Siseli Tajson

Σίσελι Τάισον

Сисели Тајсон

Сисъли Тайсън

Тайсон, Сисели

סיסלי טייסון

سسلی ٹائسن

سیسیلی تایسون بازیگر آمریکایی

사이슬리 타이슨

シシリー・タイソン

西西莉·泰森

Languages
English (289)

French (2)

German (2)

Covers
Fried green tomatoesThe autobiography of Miss Jane PittmanThe heart is a lonely hunter