Ava DuVernay paid tribute to Cicely Tyson at last night’s Governors Awards. Here is her acceptance speech.Tyson was nominated once for Best Actress for Sounder. She has been acting since 1951. She’s done memorable work throughout her career.
Click here to see all of the speeches. Other honorees for the evening included Martin Levy, Lalo Shifrin and Frank Marshall and Kathleen Kennedy.