Cicely Tyson is literally a living legend.
Her career spans over 60 years and there is no slowing her down.
In fact the 92-year-old is on the cover of Elle Magazine‘s ‘Women In Hollywood’ issue.
The Harlem born actress has been cast in television shows and films since 1951.
She was nominated for the Academy and Golden Globe Award for Best Actress as Rebecca Morgan in Sounder (1972)
Recently audiences have seen Tyson in the popular Shonda Rhimes produced TV show, How To Get Away With Murder and in the Netflix’s series House Of Cards.
On the cover of Elle, Tyson looked effortlessly beautiful in a denim shirt by Calvin Klein.
The actress also rocked printed pants by Black designer, B. Michael of B. Michael America. Her earrings are by Agmes Jewelry.
In the magazine, out on newsstands on October 17th, Tyson said: “At the very beginning of my career, I had a teacher whose name was Vinnette Carroll.
“She directed a number of Broadway shows. She kept saying to me, “You know the problem with beautiful women? They tend to rely on their beauty.”
“And I said, How wrong she is! I never think of myself as being beautiful. I thought, What are you talking about? I work so hard. And I did.
“But I learned from her how important it is to learn your craft. When all else fails, you will land on that.”