Poitier


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United States film actor and director (born in 1927)

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Poitier had as much to do with changing attitudes about civil rights as any figure on the evening news.
Winfrey touched on many different topics during her speech, but one of the things that really amazed her was the overall fact that she was up there, accepting this award after watching Poitier do the same over 30 years ago.
Sidney Poitier will be honoured with a Bafta Fellowship
Released in 1973 and both starring and directed by Miami native, Sidney Poitier, "A Warm December" tells the story of Dr.
where Poitier remarked satirically, '"My first job in the theater was in 1946.
We were thrilled to watch one scene shot repeatedly with James Garner, Sidney Poitier and William Travers while Dennis Weaver played cards outside with some other actors.
Art historian Willis characterizes Bahamian-American actor Sidney Poitier as a figure of dignity, discipline, and reconciliation during the often violent and turbulent race relations in the US during the late 1950s.
The two actors recently met to talk about the role and when Poitier rose to act out scenes, Washington pulled out his cell phone to film it ("As you can see, I'm no cameraman,'' he jokes as he shares the jerky images).
The only truly moving moment was when veteran actor Sidney Poitier came on stage, escorting Angelina Jolie.
In addition to raising money for its Young Docent Internship Program, the museum was honoring Sidney Poitier with a lifetime achievement award at its Oct.
The team from Poitier University have identified two new sabretooth species among fossils unearthed at Toros Menalla in Chad.
That's because their beloved only daughter (played by Hepburn's real-life niece Katharine Houghton) returns home and announces her plans to wed black doctor Sidney Poitier.
Poitier shattered barriers by becoming the first black man to win the Best Actor Oscar at the 1963 Academy Awards.
Review by Robert Fleming One of the most influential actors of our time, Sidney Poitier has stubbornly remained an enigma, a complex tangle of myth and mystery, since he first burst on the American film scene with No Way Out in 1950.
Sink or Swim: It was a lesson in survival Sidney Poitier learned young.