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Name : Sidney Poitier


Birth : 20 February 1927
Died:
Nationality : American
Sidney Poitier

Comment
Sidney Poitier is an American actor and the first black actor to win an Oscar. In the 1960's he was a major star who was influencisal in changing the roles and status of black people in the film industry of the time.

Films
Guess Who's Coming To Dinner (1967)
To Sir, With Love (1967)
The Long Ships (1964)
Lilies Of The Field (1963)
Defiant Ones (1958)

Oscars
Won - Best Actor - Lilies Of The Field (1963)
Nomination - Best Actor - Defiant Ones (1958)

Sidney Poitier