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Sidney Poitier

Mostly Credited As: Sidney Poitier
Birth Name: Sidney L. Poitier
Date Of Birth: February 20, 1927 (Age 87)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: Miami, Florida
Height: 6' 2 ½" (1.89 m)

Sidney Poitier


Sidney Poitier is 87 years old and was born on February 20, 1927.
He is known for his role as Gypsy Smith in the show Children of the Dust
he was married to and has 4 children he is currently married to and has 2 children.
He is 6' 2 ½" (1.89 m) tall and was born in Miami, Florida (USA)

TV Appearances

Main cast 
Children of the Dust (1995)As: Gypsy Smith
Episode Cast Credits 

The Academy Awards (1953) 
  The 86th Annual Academy Awards 62x01: (Mar/02/2014) As Presenter, [Featuring]
  The 85th Annual Academy Awards 61x01: (Feb/24/2013) As Presenter, [Featuring]
  The 74th Annual Academy Awards 50x01: (Mar/24/2002) As Winner: Academy Honorary Award 
  The 68th Annual Academy Awards 44x01: (Mar/25/1996) As Presenter, [Featuring]

Martin Luther King and the March on Washington (2013) 
  Episode 1 01x01: (Aug/28/2013) As Himself 

Oprah's Master Class (2011) 
  Sidney Poitier Part 2 02x10: (Apr/29/2012) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Sidney Poitier Part 1 02x09: (Apr/22/2012) As Himself, [Interviewees]

The Kennedy Center Honors (1978) 
  18th Annual Kennedy Center Honors 18x01: (Dec/27/1995) As Himself (Honoree) 

The American Film Institute Salute to ... (1973) 
  The American Film Institute Salute to Sidney Poitier 20x01: (Apr/04/1992) As Himself 

The Golden Globes (1944) 
  The 21st Annual Golden Globe Awards 21x01: (Mar/11/1964) As Winner: Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama (for 'Lilies of the Field') 

The Philco Television Playhouse (1948) 
  A Man is Ten Feet Tall 08x03: (Oct/02/1955) As Tommy Tyler 
  Parole Chief 05x05: (Nov/16/1952) As guest star 
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Trivia

He was the first African-American to win the Oscar for Best Actor.

He is the father of Sydney Tamaiia Poitier.

He has been married to Joanna Shimkus since January 23, 1976. They have two children.

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