Sidney Poitier Movie Actor

Sidney Poitier
Birth Place:
Miami, Florida
February 20, 1927
94 years old
Birth Sign:

Sidney Poitier is an Actor director author. He was born on February 20, 1927 (94 years old) .


Sir Sidney Poitier KBE is a Bahamian-American actor film director author and diplomat. In 1964 Poitier became the first black person to win an Academy Award for Best Actor for his role in Lilies of the Field. read more

Is Sidney Poitier still alive?

Yes, Sidney Poitier is still alive Last check: 1 year ago

What is Sidney's zodiac sign?

Sidney Poitier zodiac sign is pisces.


His first feature film was The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965, as Simon of Cyrene). He was 37 when he starred in this movie. Since 1965, he has appeared in 61 feature films. The last one is Afro Promo (1997). In this movie, we watched him in the Himself (archive footage) character .

His first TV Show was The Philco Television Playhouse (1948).

Awards (29)

Awarded Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama in 1962 , nominated NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series in 1991 , nominated Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie in 1996 , awarded NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special in 1999 , awarded Golden Globe Cecil B. DeMille Award in 1980 ,


He graduated from Actors Studio


  • Joanna Shimkus

    Joanna Shimkus, Actress

    He married with Joanna Shimkus (76), on Friday, January 23rd, 1976. Sidney Poitier was 48 and Joanna Shimkus was 32 years old. Married for 45 years, 4 months.


He has six children, Gina , Sherri , Beverly , Pamela , Anika (49) and Sydney (47) .

Sidney Poitier Movies (61)

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When is Poitier's next birthday?

Sidney Poitier was born on the , which was a Sunday. He will be turning 95 in only 248 days from today (17 June, 2021).

Sidney Poitier net worth

He has a net worth of 25 million dollars.

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