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Sidney L Poitier
1927 - 2022
BIRTHDATE: February 20, 1927
PASSED: January 06, 2022
OCCUPATION: Actor / Director
CREATED BY: Guardian Angel
BIRTH CITY: Miami
BIRTH STATE: Florida
BIRTH COUNTRY: United States
CITY OF PASSING: Los Angeles
STATE OF PASSING: California
COUNTRY OF PASSING: United States
A FEW WORDS: Sidney L. Poitier, born in Miami, Florida, was a Bahamian-American actor and film director. In 1964, he was the first black person and first Bahamian to win the Academy Award for Best Actor.
Sidney Poitier with (left to right) daughter Anika, wife Joanna Shimkus, daughter Sydney at the Academy Awards, 3/24/2002
Morgan Freeman and Sidney Poitier attend the 2012 ICON Awards at the Beverly Hills Hotel on June 6, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California.
Sidney Poitier with family 2005 at the BAFTA/LA Cunard Britannia Awards.