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Cicely Tyson lands mystery role on 'How to Get Away with Murder'

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Cicely Tyson has landed a guest-starring role on How to Get Away with Murder, EW has learned.

The actress, who co-starred alongside Murder star Viola Davis in The Help, will appear in at least one episode during the freshman season, though details on her role are being kept under lock and key—which means it’s time for you to hit the comments with your best guesses on who she’s playing.

Among Tyson’s television credits include a plethora of television movies that have earned her 11 Emmy nominations, including Sweet Justice, A Lesson Before Dying, Relative Stranger, and The Trip to Beautiful, for which she is also currently nominated for a SAG award.

Tyson joins the previously announced Marcia Gay Harden as guest-stars on the second half of Murder’s first season. Get more details on Harden’s role here.

How to Get Away with Murder returns Thursday, Jan. 29 at 10 p.m. ET on ABC.