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Sidney Poitier
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Born:20 February 1927Miami, Florida, USA
Known As:Virgil Tibbs"In the Heat of the Night" (1967 Movie)
Trivia:Children: Beverly, Pamela, Sherri, Gina, Anika and Sydney.
Former brother-in-law of light-heavyweight champion Archie Moore.
When Poitier came to New York from the Caribbean to
become an actor, he was so impoverished at first that
he slept in the bus station.
Became the first black man to win an Academy Award for his
role as Homer Smith in "Lilies of the Field" (1963).
(1992) American Film Institute Life Achievement Award.
Video:TVGuide.comSidney Poitier Videos.
Filmography:The Internet Movie DatabaseSidney Poitier Filmography.
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