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Cicely Tyson To Receive First-ever Sidney Poitier Tribute Award

The Help star will be on hand to receive the award and will sit down for a question-and-answer session with writer Patty Roker. "I am honoured to be receiving the first Sir...

Oprah Winfrey Gifts Tyler Perry's Son With His Own Book Club

The filmmaker named the media mogul and actress Cicely Tyson as godmothers for his one-year-old son, Aman, and Winfrey, who is known for her book club picks, is taking her role seriously by...

George Lucas Feted At Kennedy Center Honours Show

The Star Wars creator was presented with the ceremonial rainbow ribbon for his contribution to U.S. culture following a State Department Dinner in Washington, D.C. on Saturday (05Dec15). George and his fellow...

Broadway Stars James Earl Jones And Cicely Tyson Want Opening Applause To Stop

The veteran actors have reunited for a new production of The Gin Game, 49 years after they last appeared together on the Great White Way in a 1966 production of A Hand Is...

George Lucas And Rita Moreno To Receive Kennedy Center Honors

Rock band the Eagles and conductor Seiji Ozawa will also be honoured for their contributions to American culture at the 38th annual ceremony, which will take place in Washington, D.C. on 6...

James Earl Jones And Cicely Tyson Book First Broadway Reunion In 49 Years

The stars will follow in the footsteps of Hume Cronyn and Jessica Tandy, who originated the roles in the Pulitzer Prize-winning D.L. Coburn play in 1977, and Charles Durning and Julie Harris, who...

Michelle Obama Gives Impassioned & Encouraging Speech At Black Girls Rock! Awards

Michelle Obama continued spreading her message of education whilst attending the Black Girls Rock! awards ceremony on Saturday (28th March). The First Lady gave an impassioned speech at the event and encouraged the audience, which...

Will Smith Honours Wife With Top Award At Black Girls Rock!

The Men in Black star was among the celebrities on hand for the annual gala, which is held by the organisation of the same name, that aims to uplift young black girls....

Tyler Perry Names Oprah Winfrey And Cicely Tyson Son's Godmothers

Media mogul Oprah Winfrey and veteran actress Cicely Tyson have been appointed godmothers to Tyler Perry's baby boy.The Gone Girl actor and his girlfriend Gelila Bekele held a christening for little Aman Tyler Perry on...

Tyler Perry Holds Star-studded Christening For Baby Son

Actor/filmmaker Tyler Perry's newborn son enjoyed a star-studded christening on Sunday (15Feb15) as guests including Oprah Winfrey, Jennifer Hudson and Cicely Tyson gathered to celebrate the occasion.The Gone Girl star, who lives in Atlanta, Georgia,...

Cicely Tyson Reuniting With The Help's Viola Davis

Cicely Tyson is set to reteam with her The Help co-star Viola Davis on her hit U.S. drama How To Get Away With Murder.The veteran actress will guest star on an upcoming episode of the...

Cicely Tyson Was Speechless By Trip To Bountiful Job Offer

Cicely Tyson was left speechless when she was first approached to star in the latest Broadway revival of The Trip To Bountiful, because she had been begging her agent to find her a similar role...

Cicely Tyson To Receive Honorary Doctorate From The American Film Institute

Actress Cicely Tyson is set to receive an honorary degree from The American Film Institute next month (Jun14).The Help star will be feted with a Doctorate of Fine Arts for her "contributions of distinction to...

Michelle Obama Salutes Cicely Tyson At The White House

America's First Lady Michelle Obama paid tribute to acting legend Cicely Tyson at the White House on Monday (24Feb14) after screening her latest Tv movie The Trip to Bountiful as part of African-American History Month.Tyson...

Cicely Tyson And Vanessa Williams To Reprise Roles In The Trip To Bountiful Tv Movie Adaptation

Cicely Tyson and Vanessa Williams are set to reprise their stage roles in the Tv movie adaptation of The Trip To Bountiful.The actresses starred in the Broadway play when it ran from April to October...

So That's Who Designed Cicely Tyson's Tony Awards Gown [Pictures]

Cicely Tyson caused quite the stir on Twitter Sunday night, though not for her Tony Award win for best actress. The Trip to Bountiful actress had turned heads by turning up to the bash in...

Angela Bassett Put Motherhood Before Big Theatre Opportunity

Angela Bassett has been forced to turn down a Broadway part opposite her acting heroine Cicely Tyson because her role as a mum is much more important.The What's Love Got To Do With It star...

Cicely Tyson To Return To The Stage After 30 Years

Actress Cicely Tyson is planning a return to Broadway 30 years after her last New York stage role.The Help star will lead a new production of Horton Foote's The Trip to Bountiful, which will open...

Usher & Glover Honoured At Freedom Awards

R&B superstar Usher and actors Danny Glover and Cicely Tyson have been honoured at the 2011 Freedom Awards in Memphis, Tennessee.The Yeah! hitmaker was feted for his charity efforts on behalf of his youth organisation,...

Tyson: 'Jackson Wore Glove To Hide Skin Condition'

Beloved actress CICELY TYSON has shed some light on the real story behind pal MICHAEL JACKSON's trademark glove - he wore it to hide a terrible skin condition.Fans thought the late King of Pop's trademark...

Ashanti Dazzled By Oprah's Diamonds

R+B singer ASHANTI was shocked when she attended talk show host OPRAH WINFREY's Legends Ball and was handed a pair of diamond earrings. The FOOLISH singer was a guest at the event, which honoured famous...

Witherspoon, Garner And Tyson Tour New Orleans

REESE WITHERSPOON, JENNIFER GARNER and CICELY TYSON have paid a visit New Orleans, Louisiana to draw attention to the plight of families trying to adjust to life in the city post-Hurricane Katrina. The city on...

Tyson's Tearful Tribute To Ray Charles

Actress CICELY TYSON had a premonition of pal RAY CHARLES' death last week (10JUN04) when she awoke to the sound of the crooner singing AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL. Tyson stunned mourners at Charles' funeral in...

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