Sidney Poitier
Awards Won
Golden Globe Cecil B. DeMille Award
Coretta Scott King Award for Authors
Academy Award for Best Actor
AFI Life Achievement Award
Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album
BAFTA Award for Best Foreign Actor
Kennedy Center Honor
Golden Globe Award for Best Actor - Drama Film
Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award
Golden Globe Henrietta Award for World Film Favorites
Age
92
Credits (Film)
In the Heat of the Night
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner
Sneakers
The Greatest Story Ever Told
To Sir
with Love
A Raisin in the Sun
Stir Crazy
The Jackal
The Defiant Ones
Ghost Dad
Let's Do It Again
A Patch of Blue
Blackboard Jungle
Porgy and Bess
Lilies of the Field
Uptown Saturday Night
The Bedford Incident
The Wilby Conspiracy
They call me MISTER Tibbs
A Piece of the Action
Little Nikita
For Love of Ivy
The Long Ships
No Way Out
Buck and the Preacher
Shoot to Kill
Duel at Diablo
The Simple Life of Noah Dearborn
To Sir
with Love II
Band of Angels
Hanky Panky
Pressure Point
Mandela and de Klerk
Edge of the City
Sing Your Song
Red Ball Express
All the Young Men
The Last Brickmaker In America
The Organization
The Slender Thread
Separate but Equal
Children of the Dust
Brother John
Something of Value
Paris Blues
Go
Man
Go!
A Warm December
The Mark of the Hawk
Good-bye
My Lady
Cry
the Beloved Country
Fast Forward
Virgin Island
David and Lisa
The Lost Man
Free of Eden
Black Hollywood: Blaxploitation and Advancing an Independent Black Cinema
Credits (TV)
Separate but Equal
Films Written
For Love of Ivy
Works Written
The Measure of a Man: A Spiritual Autobiography
This life
Life Beyond Measure
Mein Vermächtnis. Eine Art Autobiografie
Credits
In the Heat of the Night
The Jackal
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner
Lilies of the Field
Birthdate
1927-02-20
Birthplace
Miami
Florida
United States of America
Films Acted In
In the Heat of the Night
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner
The Greatest Story Ever Told
Sneakers
To Sir
with Love
The Jackal
A Raisin in the Sun
The Defiant Ones
Let's Do It Again
A Patch of Blue
Blackboard Jungle
Porgy and Bess
Uptown Saturday Night
Lilies of the Field
The Bedford Incident
The Wilby Conspiracy
They call me MISTER Tibbs
A Piece of the Action
For Love of Ivy
No Way Out
Buck and the Preacher
Little Nikita
Duel at Diablo
The Long Ships
The Simple Life of Noah Dearborn
To Sir
with Love II
Band of Angels
Shoot to Kill
Pressure Point
Mandela and de Klerk
Edge of the City
All the Young Men
The Last Brickmaker In America
The Organization
Separate but Equal
Children of the Dust
Brother John
Something of Value
Red Ball Express
Paris Blues
Sing Your Song
Go
Man
Go!
The Slender Thread
A Warm December
The Mark of the Hawk
Good-bye
My Lady
Cry
the Beloved Country
Virgin Island
The Lost Man
David and Lisa
Free of Eden
Black Hollywood: Blaxploitation and Advancing an Independent Black Cinema
Nationality
United States of America
Bahamas
Films Directed
Fast Forward
A Piece of the Action
Hanky Panky
Stir Crazy
Buck and the Preacher
Uptown Saturday Night
A Warm December
Ghost Dad
Let's Do It Again
Acted In
Separate but Equal
Parents
Evelyn Poitier
Reginald James Poitier
Children
Sydney Tamiia Poitier
Anika Poitier
Pamela Poitier
Sherri Poitier
Gina Poitier
Beverly Poitier-Henderson
Height
6'2"
Profession
Diplomat
Actor
Writer
Film Director
Nominated For
Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Actor - Miniseries or Television Movie
Golden Globe Cecil B. DeMille Award
Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album
Satellite Award for Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film
Golden Globe Henrietta Award for World Film Favorites
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor - Miniseries or a Movie
Academy Award for Best Actor
Coretta Scott King Award for Authors
BAFTA Award for Best Foreign Actor
Golden Globe Award for Best Actor - Musical or Comedy Film
Golden Globe Award for Best Actor - Drama Film

Sidney Poitier

Sir Sidney Poitier, (; born February 20, 1927) is a Bahamian-American actor and film director. In 1964, Poitier became the first Bahamian and first black actor to win an Academy Award for Best Actor, and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor for his role in Lilies of the Field. He continued to break ground by starring in three successful 1967 films, all of which dealt with issues involving race and race relations: To Sir, with Love; In the Heat of the Night; and Guess Who's Coming to ... more on Wikipedia

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