Celebrities react to the death of famed actress Cicely Tyson

Cicely Tyson in 2018. (Photo by Charley Gallay/Getty Images for TCM) (Charley Gallay, 2018 Getty Images)

After Larry King and Cloris Leachman died earlier this week, it came as a shock to hear that legendary actress and pioneer Cicely Tyson died Thursday.

The Emmy and Tony Award-winner has been working in Hollywood for decades, starring in theater, film and television.

She was 96 years old.

Besides being a celebrated actress, she was beloved by her peers, and celebrities have been sharing messages on social media filled with love and gratitude for Tyson.

Here are some posts:

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