Latest Cicely Tyson News

'Handmaid's Tale,' 'Mrs. Maisel' guest stars capture Emmys

Sep. 16, 2019 2:53 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A trio of Emmy-honored actors are winners again for their guest performances in TV series, joined by an awards newcomer. Bradley Whitford and Cherry Jones received trophies for their "The Handmaid's Tale" roles at Sunday's creative arts Emmy ceremony. Jane Lynch and Luke Kirby won on the...

Cicely Tyson joins cast of Ava DuVernay series on OWN

Aug. 13, 2019 6:10 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cicely Tyson will join the cast as a series regular in Ava DuVernay's new romance anthology series on OWN, "Cherish the Day." The network said Tuesday that the 94-year-old legend will play Miss Luma Lee Langston, a star of stage and screen in decades past. She joins previously announced...