Cicely Tyson to Receive an Honorary Oscar for Lifetime Achievement!

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The talented Cicely Tyson will receive an honorary Oscar by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science.

At the age of 93 Cicely Tyson was voted by the academy’s board, to receive this award.  The Govenors award will take place this November.

Much deserved!

Academy President John Bailey said in a statement:

 “Choosing the honorees for its awards each year is the happiest of all the Board of Governors’ work, And this year, its selection of five iconic artists was made with universal acclaim by the Academy’s 54 spirited governors.”

Cicely Tyson began her career in 1957 and has been working ever since.

As of lately she can be seen in the hit show “How to Get Away with Murder.”

What’s your favorite Cicely Tyson role?