Cicely Tyson

by follers on July 10, 2014

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Place of Birth: New York City, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: December 18, 1924

Ethnicity: Afro-Caribbean

Cicely Tyson is an American actress. Her parents, Frederica/Fredericka Theodosia (Huggins) and William A. Tyson, were from Nevis, an island in the Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis.

Cicely’s paternal grandparents were John Tyson and Caroline Wilkes.

Cicely’s maternal grandparents were Charles Huggins and Mary Sergeant.

Source: Marriage record of Cicely’s parents – https://familysearch.org

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bablah January 30, 2017 at 8:47 am
fuzzybear44 May 15, 2016 at 1:36 am

So she really is of West Indies ancestry, interesting

Devotion October 23, 2015 at 12:25 am

Looks like the black version of Carrie Fisher.

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