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Cicely Tyson is celebrating her 96th birthday today (December 19)! What a blessing!

Ava DuVernay, Tyler Perry, and Viola Davis are a few of the notables who have taken so social media to celebrate the incomparable actress.

Ava wrote:

Another year in your truly magnificent life. You are a glorious gift. I love, adore and celebrate you today and everyday, #CicelyTyson. Happy birthday, Your Majesty!

Tyler shared:

Happy 96th birthday!! 96 and still as sharp and as beautiful as ever. What a blessing to have you as a friend, as family, and as a role model. The wisdom and love you’ve shown me over all these years has been a gift from God! Happy birthday Queen Cicely!! #cicelytyson

Viola posted:

There are certain people that come into this world and their lifeforce creates a powerful inspiring explosion. We get the overflow!! I thank God for creating this beautiful, courageous and bold being 96 years ago. Love you Ms. Tyson!! Happy birthday ??????????@frankmicelotta

See their original posts and photos below:

Happiest Birthday, Queen Cicely!