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Cathy Tyson

Cathy Tyson is the daughter of a black barrister from Trinidad and a white English social worker mother. She dropped out of college at age 17 to pursue acting at Liverpool's Everyman's Theater. After a 1984 production of "The Blitz Show", she won admission to the Royal Shakespeare Company. Her film debut was as an elegant black prostitute in Mona ... See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 2 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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 2014 Mob Handed (filming)
The Cabinet Minister
 2012/II Friday (Short)
Mother
 2011 Coming Up (TV Series)
Yolanda
- Hooked (2011) ... Yolanda
 2008 Fitzmary 3 (Short)
Linda
 2008 Doctors (TV Series)
Reverend Grace Sumner
- What the World Needs Now (2008) ... Reverend Grace Sumner
 2007 Liverpool Nativity (TV Movie)
Herodia
 2007 Forgiven (TV Movie)
Therapist
 2007 Emmerdale (TV Series)
Andrea Hayworth
- Episode #1.4755 (2007) ... Andrea Hayworth
 2005-2007 Grange Hill (TV Series)
Miss Gale / Mrs. Gale / Miss Gayle
- Episode #30.20 (2007) ... Miss Gayle
- Episode #30.19 (2007) ... Miss Gale
- Episode #30.18 (2007) ... Mrs. Gale
- Episode #30.16 (2007) ... Miss Gale
- Episode #30.13 (2007) ... Mrs. Gale
 2007 Bonkers (TV Series)
D.I. Short
- Episode #1.5 (2007) ... D.I. Short
- Episode #1.4 (2007) ... D.I. Short
- Episode #1.3 (2007) ... D.I. Short
- Episode #1.2 (2007) ... D.I. Short
 2007 Inspector Lewis (TV Series)
Dr Patterson
- Old School Ties (2007) ... Dr Patterson
 2000-2005 The Bill (TV Series)
Elspeth Wilkins - Barrister / Sonya Kibanga
- 339 (2005) ... Elspeth Wilkins - Barrister
- 338 (2005) ... Elspeth Wilkins - Barrister
- Beyond Conviction (2000) ... Sonya Kibanga
 2005 M.I.T.: Murder Investigation Team (TV Series)
Val Purser
- Episode #2.2 (2005) ... Val Purser
 2004 A Thing Called Love (TV Series)
Theresa Staple
- The Lost Child (2004) ... Theresa Staple
 2004 Holby City (TV Series)
Susan Green
- All the King's Men (2004) ... Susan Green
 2001 Night & Day (TV Series)
Rev. Stephanie MacKenzie (2002-2003)
 2001 Perfect (TV Movie)
Marie
 2000 Always and Everyone (TV Series)
Stella
- Episode #2.7 (2000) ... Stella
 1999 Hope and Glory (TV Series)
Diane Garrett
- Episode #1.6 (1999) ... Diane Garrett
 1997 Gold (TV Series)
Carol Johnson
 1995 Hidden Empire: A Son of Africa (TV Movie)
Narrator
 1995 Harry (TV Series)
Jenny Wilson
- Episode #2.6 (1995) ... Jenny Wilson
 1994 Body (Short)
The woman
 1993 Remember (TV Movie)
Patty
 1993 Medics (TV Series)
Lucy Wyatt
- Episode #3.4 (1993) ... Lucy Wyatt
 1993 Runaway Bay (TV Series)
Philippa Devine
- Heartbreak Hotel (1993) ... Philippa Devine
 1992 Angels (TV Movie)
Frances
 1987-1992 Screen Two (TV Series)
Jerene Parks
- The Lost Language of Cranes (1992) ... Jerene Parks
- On the Palm (1987)
 1992 The Golden Years (TV Movie)
Marina
 1991 Turbulence
Melissa
 1991 Great Performances (TV Series)
Jerene Parks
- The Lost Language of Cranes (1991) ... Jerene Parks
 1991 The Lost Language of Cranes (TV Movie)
Jerene Parks
 1991 The Play on One (TV Series)
Julie
- Out of the Blue (1991) ... Julie
 1990 TECX (TV Series)
Serena
- Getting Personnel (1990) ... Serena
 1990 Chancer (TV Series)
Alex Crane
- History (1990) ... Alex Crane
 1989 Rules of Engagement (TV Mini-Series)
Annie McPhee
- Episode #1.6 (1989) ... Annie McPhee
- Episode #1.5 (1989) ... Annie McPhee
- Episode #1.4 (1989) ... Annie McPhee
- Episode #1.3 (1989) ... Annie McPhee
- Episode #1.2 (1989) ... Annie McPhee
 1988 Business as Usual
Josie Patterson
 1986 Mona Lisa
Simone
 1986 Lenny Henry Tonite (TV Series)
- Popsi (1986)
 1984 Scully (TV Series)
Joanna
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Chocky 1998 Radio 4 as Mary Gore. See more »

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2 Interviews | 1 Article | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Height:

5' 10½" (1.79 m)
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Cicely Tyson is her aunt. See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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