U.S. Dream Academy 20th Anniversary Gala

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December 19 is Queen Mother, Cicely Tyson’s, 94th birthday!

As many of us know, Tyson has a 60-plus-year career having starred iconic films and TV shows including “Roots,” “Sounder,” “How To Get Away With Murder” and “The Help” to name a few. In addition, not only has she won an Emmy, Honorary Oscar, a Tony and a Screen Actor Guild Award, she also has rich history of civil and human rights work.

To celebrate her inspiring life, here are 20 times she slayed throughout the years.

Happy Birthday Ms. Tyson!

 

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TCM Honors Screen Legend Cicely Tyson With Hand And Footprint Ceremony Source:Getty

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Patrick McMullan Archives Source:Getty

4. ‘A Man Called Adam’

Publicity Still From 'A Man Called Adam' Source:Getty

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Patrick McMullan Archives Source:Getty

6. ‘Sounder’

Publicity Still From 'Sounder' Source:Getty

7. 1978 Primetime Emmy Awards

Disney ABC Television Group Archive Source:Getty

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Willi Smith Fashion Show Source:Getty

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'The Humanity Of Connection' New York Screening Source:Getty

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Willi Smith Memorial Service Source:Getty

11. 1982 Primetime Emmy Awards

Ann Jillian, Cicely Tyson, Jean Stapleton Appearing At The 1982 Primetime Emmy Awards Source:Getty

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Cicely Tyson Source:Getty

13. U.S. Dream Academy 20th Anniversary Gala

U.S. Dream Academy 20th Anniversary Gala Source:Getty

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Celebrities Visit Broadway - April 7, 2016 Source:Getty

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Celebrities Visit Broadway - April 7, 2016 Source:Getty

16. ‘Carib Gold’

Still From 'Carib Gold' Source:Getty

17. ‘The FBI’

Cicely Tyson, Efrem Zimbalist Jr Appearing On 'The FBI' Source:Getty

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Cicely Tyson, actress Source:Getty

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Cicely Tyson, actress Source:Getty

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Cicely Tyson Source:Getty
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