October 21, 2012 6:45 PM

At age 78, actress Cicely Tyson remains in demand

Cicely Tyson has refused to compromise during nearly six decades in film. “I said I have never — and never will — just work for money because I would end up on the psychiatrist’s couch, and all the money would go to him,” said Tyson, who currently appears in “Alex Cross,” a police thriller starring Tyler Perry. “I would rather have my peace of mind.”

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