Cicely Tyson capped her legendary career in Hollywood on Sunday when she took home an honorary Oscar.

Just a month before she turns 94, Tyson wowed in a metallic dress with shiny gloves and chic chin-length hair as she became the first black woman to receive an honorary statuette from the Academy.

The iconic performer — who has starred in projects like Fried Green TomatoesDiary of a Mad Black WomanThe Help and The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter — was previously nominated for Best Actress in a Leading Role at the 1973 Academy Awards for her work in Sounder.

Tyler PerryAva DuVernay and Quincy Jones presented Tyson with the award. DuVernay called Tyson “the seed for so many of us, the rose that we adore.”

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