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Early life. Sidney Poitier's parents were Evelyn (née Outten) and Reginald James Poitier, Bahamian farmers who owned a farm on Cat Island and traveled to Miami to sell tomatoes and other produce. Reginald worked as a cab driver in Nassau, Bahamas. Poitier was the youngest of seven surviving children, and was born in Miami while his parents were visiting. His birth was two months premature and ...

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Sidney Poitier (Miami, 20 februari 1927) is een Bahamaans-Amerikaans acteur en filmregisseur.Poitier wordt beschouwd als een van de eerste grote zwarte filmsterren die, in een tijd dat zwarte acteurs gewoonlijk stereotype-bevestigende rollen speelden, grote, dramatische rollen ging spelen, rollen die normaal enkel aan blanke acteurs werden gegeven.Hij is niet de eerste zwarte acteur die een ...

Early life and work. Poitier was born prematurely in the United States while his parents were visiting from The Bahamas.While some references give his birth year as 1924, most sources, including Poitier himself, indicate that he was born in 1927.

Sidney Poitier est un acteur et réalisateur américano-bahaméen et un ambassadeur des Bahamas, né le 20 février 1927 à Miami.Fait chevalier-commandeur de l'ordre de l'Empire britannique (KBE) en 1974, il est le premier acteur noir et le premier bahaméen à recevoir l'Oscar du meilleur acteur, en 1964, pour Le Lys des champs. Il occupe la 22 e place dans le classement des plus grands ...

Poitier insisted on playing his characters with dignity, even changing a critical sequence in his film In the Heat of the Night (seen below) to meet his standards.In the original script, Poitier ...

Biografia. Poitier nasce a Miami, in Florida, il 20 febbraio del 1927, figlio di modesti commercianti bahamiani, Evelyn Outten e Reginald James Poitier.Poco tempo dopo la sua nascita, i Poitier fanno ritorno alla natia Cat, dove il giovane Sidney cresce fino all'eta di 10 anni, e successivamente si stabiliscono a Nassau.All'età di 15 anni Poitier si trasferisce a Miami, convivendo con il ...

Actor Sidney Poitier's presence in film during the 1950s and 1960s opened up the possibility for bigger and better roles for African American performers. Born on February 20, 1924, in Miami, Florida, but raised in the Bahamas, Sidney Poitier was the son of Reginald and Evelyn Poitier. His father was ...

Sidney Poitier. Born: 20-Feb-1927 Birthplace: Miami, FL. Gender: Male Religion: Deist Race or Ethnicity: Black Sexual orientation: Straight Occupation: Actor, Film ...

Lilies of the Field is a 1963 film adapted by James Poe from the 1962 novel of the same name by William Edmund Barrett, and stars Sidney Poitier, Lilia Skala, Stanley Adams, and Dan Frazer.It was produced and directed by Ralph Nelson.The title comes from Matthew 6:27-33, a portion of the Sermon on the Mount, and its parallel scripture from Luke 12:27-30.

Sidney Poitier >> US actor Sidney Poitier dancing with German actress Marianne Koch in Stock Photo: 77930364 - Alamy

Sidney Poitier >> US actor Sidney Poitier dancing with German actress Marianne Koch in Stock Photo: 77930364 - Alamy

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