Cicely Tyson

1924 - Today

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Cicely Tyson (December 19, 1924 – January 28, 2021) was an American actress and model. In a career which spanned more than seven decades, she became known for her portrayal of strong African-American women. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Cicely Tyson has received more than 8,273,193 page views. Her biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Cicely Tyson is the 1,820th most popular actor (down from 1,758th in 2019), the 3,146th most popular biography from United States (down from 3,086th in 2019) and the 886th most popular American Actor.

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  • 8.3M

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  • 64.06

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 33

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.96

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.84

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Cicely Tyson ranks 1,820 out of 10,030Before her are Jamie Dornan, Marcel Dalio, Werner Krauss, Paolo Stoppa, Lee Min-ho, and Frank Finlay. After her are Shirley Douglas, Beatrice Straight, Frunzik Mkrtchyan, Shintaro Katsu, Jean Acker, and Joan Cusack.

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Among people born in 1924, Cicely Tyson ranks 158Before her are Donatas Banionis, Max Roach, Haim Bar-Lev, Grégoire Kayibanda, Tatiana Nikolayeva, and Sylvia Miles. After her are Basil Bernstein, Eduardo Paolozzi, Deke Slayton, Jean Laplanche, Marjorie Boulton, and M. Karunanidhi.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Cicely Tyson ranks 3,146 out of 15,968Before her are Ethel Kennedy (1928), Richard Hamming (1915), H. Robert Horvitz (1947), Alan Guth (1947), Jim Hall (1930), and Alan Dershowitz (1938). After her are Beatrice Straight (1914), Gabriel Almond (1911), Jean Acker (1893), Suzanne Vega (1959), Joan Cusack (1962), and Kevin Federline (1978).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Cicely Tyson ranks 886Before her are James Remar (1953), Gary Coleman (1968), David Janssen (1931), Michael V. Gazzo (1923), Sylvia Miles (1924), and Randy Quaid (1950). After her are Beatrice Straight (1914), Jean Acker (1893), Joan Cusack (1962), Mel Blanc (1908), Dyan Cannon (1937), and Ted Levine (1957).

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