‘Saturday Evening Stay’ Pays Tribute To Cicely Tyson Throughout Curtain Name – .
Saturday Night Live celebrated the late Cicely Tyson at the conclusion of his first show in 2021.
After Krasinski and Chloe Fineman performed their last skit of the night (an adult-shoot version of Disney’s Ratatouille), the NBC sketch show showed an SNL title card with the groundbreaking, Oscar-nominated actress, who performed on February 10 1979 moderated The Talking Heads came to Tyson as a musical guest.
The show continued its traditional curtain after the brief tribute. Tyson died Thursday, she was 96 years old. Her manager Larry Thompson confirmed the news but did not reveal any details of her death.
“I have managed Miss Tyson’s career for over 40 years and each year has been a privilege and a blessing,” Thompson said in a statement. “Cicely imagined her new memory as a Christmas tree adorned with all the ornaments of her personal and professional life. Today she put the last ornament, a star, on the tree. “
Krasinski made his hosting debut on Saturday and Machine Gun Kelly was the musical guest of the evening.
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