Cathy Tyson Bio, Age, Wiki, Net Worth, Husband, Son, Height, Parents, Movies, Mona Lisa

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Cathy Tyson Biography and Wiki

Cathy Tyson is an English stage, film, and television actress. She won the Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in the 1986 film Mona Lisa. She was also nominated for a Golden Globe and a BAFTA for her performance in the film. She was also in Priest, The Serpent and the Rainbow, and the ITV drama Band of Gold.

Cathy Tyson Age

How old is Cathy? She is 57 years old as of 2022. She was born Catherine Tyson 0n 12 June in 1965 in Kingston in Thames, United Kingdom.

Cathy Tyson Height

Tyson stands at a height of 5′ 7″ (1.7 m) tall. ALSO READ: Meagan Tandy

Cathy Tyson Family and Parents

She was born Catherine Tyson 0n 12 June in 1965 in Kingston in the Thames, the United Kingdom the daughter of a Trinidadian barrister father and an English social worker mother, who moved to Liverpool with her family when she was about two years old.

Cathy Tyson Husband| Married and Son

Tyson married actor and comedian Craig Charles in 1984 but later divorced in 1989. They have a son Jack was born in 1988. 

Cathy Tyson Band of Gold

Tyson landed the role of Carol Johnson in the British crime drama series Band of Gold. Gina Dickson, 21, is a mother from Bradford, West Yorkshire. She has divorced her abusive husband, Steve, but she remains in debt to bill collectors. Carol, a prostitute herself, meets her and teaches her how to work “The Lane.” Carol tries to protect Gina after she is murdered by a serial killer. The series also stars Barbara Dickson, Geraldine James, Samantha Morton, and Tracy Braithwaite, a 15-year-old runaway who flees her home after her pimp stabs her to death. The final episode of the first series depicts Gina’s final job before she is murdered.

Cathy Tyson Mona Lisa

In the 1986 British neo-noir crime drama film Mona Lisa, she played Simone. For his performance in the film, Hoskins was nominated for several awards, including the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama and the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role. Denny Morwell, a low-level working-class gangster recently released from prison, hires George to drive and protect a high-priced prostitute in London. As they learn more about each other, George and Simone become friends, and George begins to fall in love with her.

Cathy Tyson Career

Tyson joined the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1984, playing the lead role in Golden Girls. Tyson first appeared on television as Joanna in Scully. Tyson made his film debut as Simone, an elegant prostitute, in Mona Lisa (1986). Business as Usual (1987), The Serpent and the Lost Language of Cranes (1991), Priest (1994), and The Old Man Who Read Love Stories are among her other films (2001). Carol Johnson, a prostitute in the ITV series Band of Gold, was probably her most well-known television appearance. Tyson joined the casts of two long-running television shows in 2007. She portrayed headmistress Miss Gayle in the BBC One school drama Grange Hill and single mother Andrea Hayworth in the ITV soap opera Emmerdale.

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Tyson portrayed Herodia in BBC Three’s Liverpool Nativity, a contemporary retelling of the traditional Christmas story. It was recorded live in Liverpool City Centre on December 16, 2007, and was broadcast several times over the Christmas period, as well as the following year. Tyson enrolled in an access to higher education course in creative studies at the adult learning center City Lit in September 2009. In 2013, she graduated from Brunel University with a degree in English and Drama. She appeared as a guest star in an episode of the TV drama McDonald & Dodds in 2021. In the Help 2021 series Cathy portrays “Poll,” an elderly resident of a nursing home, in Covid. Poll recites Sir Edward Dyer’s poem “My Mind to Me a Kingdom Is” in episode 1.

On November 17, 2007, Tyson hosted a charity event for the Sick Children’s Trust, and again on November 1, 2008. Friends of Eckersley House, a committee supporting the charity’s Leeds house, organized the event, which took place at the Haven Golden Sands resort in Mablethorpe, Lincolnshire. She is also an Honorary Patron of the children’s charity Scene & Heard in London.

Cathy Tyson’s Net Worth

She has an estimated net worth of $1 Million.

Cathy Tyson Movies

♦ 2021 – Whitstable Pearl
♦ 2021 – McDonald & Dodds
♦ 2020 – The Loss Adjuster
♦ 2020 – Watch Dogs: Legion
♦ 2020 – JoJo & Gran Gran
♦ 2020 – The Sandman
♦ 2018 – The Fight
♦ 2018 – Two Graves
♦ 2018 – Together
♦ 2017 – Prawn
♦ 2017 – The Marker
♦ 2008-2017 – Doctors
♦ 2016 – ChickLit
♦ 2016 – Mob Handed
♦ 2016 – Casualty
♦ 2012 – Friday
♦ 2011 – Coming Up
♦ 2010 – Ollie Kepler’s Expanding Purple World
♦ 2008 – Fitzmary 3
♦ 2007 – Liverpool Nativity
♦ 2007 – Forgiven
♦ 2007 – Emmerdale Farm
♦ 2005-2007 – Grange Hill