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Tyler Perry


Emma Stone


Andrea Anders


Mariska Hargitay


Julie Brown


Andre Benjamin


Kimberly Elise


Dave Matthews


Beau Bridges

Cicely Tyson Filmography


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Alex Cross
MPAA Rating: PG 13
Release Date: 2012-10-19
Cast as: Nana Mama
Role: Actor
Box Office: $25,863,915.00


The Haunting in Connecticut 2: Ghosts of Georgia
MPAA Rating: R
Release Date: 2013-02-01
Cast as: Mama Kay
Role: Actor


The Help
MPAA Rating: PG 13
Release Date: 2011-08-10
Cast as: Costantine Jefferson
Role: Actor
Box Office: $169,705,587.00


Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married Too?
MPAA Rating: PG 13
Release Date: 2010-04-02
Cast as: Ola
Role: Actor
Box Office: $60,072,596.00


Madea's Family Reunion
MPAA Rating: PG 13
Release Date: 2006-02-24
Cast as: Myrtle
Role: Actor
Box Office: $63,231,524.00


Idlewild
MPAA Rating: R
Release Date: 2006-08-25
Cast as: Mother Hopkins
Role: Actor
Box Office: $12,549,485.00


Fat Rose and Squeaky
Release Date: 2008-08-02
Cast as: Celine
Role: Actor


Because of Winn-Dixie
MPAA Rating: PG
Release Date: 2005-02-18
Role: Actor
Box Office: $32,645,546.00


Diary of a Mad Black Woman
MPAA Rating: PG 13
Release Date: 2005-02-25
Cast as: Myrtle
Role: Actor
Box Office: $50,382,128.00


Hoodlum
MPAA Rating: R
Release Date: 1997-08-27
Cast as: Stephanie "Queen" St Clair
Role: Actor
Box Office: $23,481,000.00


Fried Green Tomatoes
MPAA Rating: PG 13
Release Date: 1991-12-27
Cast as: Sipsey
Role: Actor
Box Office: $81,192,860.00


Bustin' Loose
MPAA Rating: R
Release Date: 1981-05-01
Cast as: Vivian Perry
Role: Actor


The Concorde - Airport '79
MPAA Rating: PG
Year: 1979
Cast as: Elaine Gilbert
Role: Actor


A Hero Ain't Nothin' But a Sandwich
MPAA Rating: PG
Year: 1978
Cast as: Sweet
Role: Actor


The Blue Bird
MPAA Rating: G
Year: 1976
Cast as: Cat
Role: Actor


The River Niger
MPAA Rating: R
Year: 1975
Cast as: Mattie Williams
Role: Actor


Free To Be...You And Me
Year: 1974
Role: Actor


Sounder
MPAA Rating: G
Release Date: 1972-08-13
Cast as: Rebecca Morgan
Role: Actor


The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter
Year: 1968
Cast as: Portia
Role: Actor


The Comedians
Release Date: 1967-10-31
Cast as: Marie Therese
Role: Actor


A Man Called Adam
Year: 1966
Cast as: Claudia Ferguson
Role: Actor


Odds Against Tomorrow
Release Date: 1959-10-15
Cast as: Fra
Role: Actor


Current and Past Television:

TitleSeason
BET Honors 2012 (TV Special)
2011 - 2012
43rd Annual NAACP Image Awards (TV Special)
2011 - 2012
43rd NAACP Image Awards (TV Special)
2011 - 2012
BET Honors (TV Special)
2011 - 2012
Fifth Annual BET Honors (TV Special)
2011 - 2012
BET Honors 2011 (TV Special)
2010 - 2011
2010 NAACP Image Awards (TV Special)
2009 - 2010
41st NAACP Image Awards (TV Special)
2009 - 2010
Law & Order: SVU (TV Series)
2008 - 2009
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
2008 - 2009
Law and Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
2008 - 2009
Relative Stranger (TV Movie)
2008 - 2009
SVU (TV Series)
2008 - 2009
40th Annual NAACP Image Awards (TV Special)
2008 - 2009
40th NAACP Image Awards (TV Special)
2008 - 2009
2006 Black Movie Awards (TV Special)
2006 - 2007
2006 Black Movie Awards - A Celebration of Black Cinema: Past, Present & Future (TV Special)
2006 - 2007
Film Life's 2006 Black Movie Awards - A Celebration of Black Cinema: Past, Present & Future (TV Special)
2006 - 2007
2005 Black Movie Awards (TV Special)
2005 - 2006
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Cheers: America's Most Inspiring Movies (TV Special)
2005 - 2006
Oprah Winfrey's Legends' Ball (TV Special)
2005 - 2006
Capitol Fourth (2004) (TV Special)
2003 - 2004
10th Annual Trumpet Awards (TV Special)
2001 - 2002
Rosa Parks Story (TV Movie)
2001 - 2002
Jewel (TV Movie)
2000 - 2001
Aftershock: Earthquake in New York (TV MiniSeries)
1999 - 2000
Intimate Portrait: Harriet Taubman (TV Special)
1999 - 2000
Alex Haley's "Mama Flora's Family" (TV MiniSeries)
1998 - 1999
Mama Flora's Family (TV MiniSeries)
1998 - 1999
Lesson Before Dying (TV Movie)
1998 - 1999
Always Outnumbered (TV Movie)
1997 - 1998
CBS: The First 50 Years (TV Special)
1997 - 1998
Ms. Scrooge (TV Movie)
1997 - 1998
Socrates (TV Movie)
1997 - 1998
1997 Screen Actors Guild Awards (TV Special)
1996 - 1997
Biography (03/19/97) (TV Special)
1996 - 1997
Blessed Assurance (TV Movie)
1996 - 1997
Bridge of Time (TV Movie)
1996 - 1997
Celebrate the Dream: 50 Years of Ebony (TV Special)
1996 - 1997
Riot (TV Movie)
1996 - 1997
Riot in the Streets (TV Movie)
1996 - 1997
Sidney Poitier: The Defiant One (TV Special)
1996 - 1997
18th Annual CableACE Awards (TV Special)
1996 - 1997
33rd Screen Actors Guild Awards (TV Special)
1996 - 1997
Price of Heaven (TV Movie)
1996 - 1997
Screen Actors Guild Awards (TV Special)
1996 - 1997
Acceptable Risks (TV Movie)
1995 - 1996
Road to Galveston (TV Movie)
1995 - 1996
Sweet Justice (TV Series)
1994 - 1995
Outer Limits (TV Series)
1994 - 2002
Conspiracy of Terror (TV Movie)
1993 - 1994
House of Secrets (TV Movie)
1993 - 1994
Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All (TV MiniSeries)
1993 - 1994
Century of Women (TV Special)
1993 - 1994
Family of Women (TV Special)
1993 - 1994
My Husband Is Going to Kill Me (TV Movie)
1992 - 1993
When No One Would Listen (TV Movie)
1992 - 1993
Duplicates (TV Movie)
1991 - 1992
44th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special)
1991 - 1992
Emmy Awards (92) (TV Special)
1991 - 1992
Celebrate the Soul of American Music (TV Special)
1990 - 1991
Clippers (TV Special)
1990 - 1991
Boy Who Loved Christmas (TV Movie)
1990 - 1991
Kid Who Loved Christmas (TV Movie)
1990 - 1991
B.L. Stryker (01/13/90) (TV Movie)
1989 - 1990
Burn, Baby, Burn (TV Movie)
1989 - 1990
Heat Wave (TV Movie)
1989 - 1990
Visions of Freedom: A Time Television Special (TV Special)
1989 - 1990
Winner Takes All (TV Movie)
1989 - 1990
ABC Saturday Mystery (01/13/90) (TV Movie)
1989 - 1990
At Rona's (TV Series)
1988 - 1989
Without Borders (TV Special)
1988 - 1989
Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts (TV Special)
1988 - 1989
Women of Brewster Place (TV MiniSeries)
1988 - 1989
Image Awards (TV Special)
1987 - 1988
We the People 200: The Constitutional Gala (TV Special)
1987 - 1988
20th Annual NAACP Image Awards (TV Special)
1987 - 1988
Blessings of Liberty (TV Special)
1987 - 1988
Constitutional Gala (TV Special)
1987 - 1988
Encounters (TV Movie)
1986 - 1987
Intimate Encounters (TV Movie)
1986 - 1987
NAACP Image Awards (TV Special)
1986 - 1988
19th Annual NAACP Image Awards (TV Special)
1986 - 1987
Liberty Weekend (TV Special)
1985 - 1986
Samaritan: The Mitch Snyder Story (TV Movie)
1985 - 1986
All-Star Celebration Honoring Martin Luther King Jr. (TV Special)
1985 - 1986
Mitch Snyder Story (TV Movie)
1985 - 1986
Playing With Fire (TV Movie)
1984 - 1985
Screen Actors Guild 50th Anniversary Celebration (TV Special)
1983 - 1984
Benny's Place (TV Movie)
1981 - 1982
Hallmark Hall of Fame (12/01/81) (TV Movie)
1981 - 1982
Marva Collins Story (TV Movie)
1981 - 1982
Woman Called Moses (TV MiniSeries)
1978 - 1979
CBS: On the Air (TV Special)
1977 - 1978
King (TV MiniSeries)
1977 - 1978
Wilma (TV Movie)
1977 - 1978
Just an Old Sweet Song (TV Movie)
1976 - 1977
Roots (TV MiniSeries)
1976 - 1977
Marlo Thomas and Friends in Free to Be... You and Me (TV Special)
1973 - 1974
Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman (TV Movie)
1973 - 1974
Marriage: Year One (TV Movie)
1971 - 1972
Wednesday Night Out (TV Special)
1971 - 1972
East Side/West Side (TV Series)
1963 - 1964
Guiding Light (TV Series)
1951 - 2009