Name : Sidney Poitier
Birth : 20 February 1927
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.
Won - Best Actor - Lilies Of The Field (1963)
Nomination - Best Actor - Defiant Ones (1958)