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Tyson grew up in Harlem, New York. At the age of 18, she walked away from a typing job and began modeling. Tyson was then drawn to acting, though she had not been permitted to go to plays or movies as a child. When she got her first acting job, her religious mother, feeling that Tyson was choosing a sinful path, kicked her out of their home.
Despite her mother's initial disapproval the two didn't speak for two years before reconciling , Tyson found success as an actress, appearing onstage, in movies and on TV. However, Tyson's career trajectory wasn't a smooth one; at times, she had trouble simply finding work. She flatly refused to do "blaxploitation" films, or to take parts solely for the paycheck, and was selective about the roles she chose. As she explained in a interview, "Unless a piece really said something, I had no interest in it.
I have got to know that I have served some purpose here. More recently, Tyson appeared in The Help as maid Constantine Bates, for which she received many awards for being part of the ensemble cast and has also worked on several Tyler Perry movies.
The actress traveled to Texas in an effort to better understand her part in the acclaimed production—dedication that paid off when her performance won Tyson the Tony Award for best performance by an actress in a leading role in a play. In Tyson appeared in director Richard Linklater's film Last Flag Flying , an adaptation from the novel of the same name.
She was educated at Malvern and in Germany, taught for two years but, disliking institutions, turned to acting in provincial rep using the name Hamilton as well as writing adventure stories for cheap periodicals. Her polemic Marriage as a Trade appeared in She wrote half a dozen novels including Theodore Savage , an apocalyptic story of civilisation destroyed by scientific warfare, and Full Stop Cicely Hamilton died in We can send a book a month for six or twelve months - the perfect gift.
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