Cathy Tyson

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Birth Name: Cathy Tyson
Born: 1966
Birth Place: Surrey, England, GB

Raised in Liverpool as the only daughter of a black Trinidadian barrister father and white Irish-descended social worker mother, Tyson boasted an intriguing biracial beauty. She was also serious about acting as she demonstrated in a stint on the London stage with the Royal Shakespeare Company. Tyson worked her way up the theatrical ranks before landing her high-profile role in Jordan's breakthrough dark romance. Perhaps her type was deemed too exotic but, whatever the reason, the promising actress never really followed up on her early film success.

Tyson resurfaced in the ensemble for "Business As Usual" (1987), an earnest drama of the British working class, playing a sexually harassed dre... Continue Bio >>

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