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  • Sidney Poitier: Life in pictures - MSN

    As the Bahamian-American actor-director turns 91 on Feb. 20, we take a look back at Sidney Poitier's life and films.

  • 70 of the best movie quotes of all time - MSN

    Check out some of the most memorable movie quotes of all time, ... (Sidney Poitier), ... Poitier and Rod Steiger in a still from the film.

  • Blue Ivy Loses $19,000 Bid For Painting at Tina Knowles ...

    The 6-year-old daughter of Beyonce and Jay-Z bid $19,000 on a painting of Sidney Poitier but ultimately lost to Perry who nabbed the painting for $20,000.

  • Gilda Radner Was Married to Someone Else When She Fell in ...

    In August 1981, they met for the first time while filming Sidney Poitier's comedy Hanky Panky. Even though Gilda was married to musician G. E. Smith at the time, ...

  • Oprah Winfrey addresses racism and abuse in powerful ...

    Oprah Winfrey addresses racism and abuse in powerful Golden Globe speech ... began her speech by discussing Sidney Poitier, ...

  • Text of Oprah Winfrey's DeMille Award acceptance speech

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The following is the full text of Oprah Winfrey's speech as she accepted the Cecil B. DeMille Award at Sunday's Golden Globe Awards: Hi.

  • This week in entertainment history: Dec. 10-16 - MSN

    This week in entertainment history: Dec. 10-16 12/6/2017. SHARE. SHARE. TWEET. ... With Spencer Tracy, Sidney Poitier and Katharine Hepburn in leading ...

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    Entertainment and celebrity video on MSN Entertainment Video

  • Entertainment: This Week in History April 9-15

    Marian Anderson performed at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC. She had been denied the use of Constitution Hall by the Daughters of the American Revolution. ...

  • This week in entertainment history: March 11-17

    One of the greatest masterpieces by the noted Italian composer, “Rigoletto” premiered as an opera in three acts, at La Fenice in Venice, Italy. The poignant tragedy revolved around a hunch-backed court jester Rigoletto, his gorgeous daughter Gilda and the promiscuous Duke of Mantua. (Pictured ...

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  • Sidney Poitier - IMDb

    Sidney Poitier, Actor: In the Heat of the Night. A native of Cat Island, The Bahamas (though born in Miami during a mainland visit by his parents), Poitier grew up in poverty as the son of farmers Evelyn (Outten) and Reginald James Poitier, who also drove a cab.

  • Sidney Poitier - Wikipedia

    Sir Sidney Poitier, KBE (/ ˈ p w ɑː t i eɪ /; born February 20, 1927) is a Bahamian-American actor, film director, author, and diplomat.. In 1964, Poitier became the first Bahamian and first black actor to win an Academy Award for Best Actor, and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor for his role in Lilies of the Field.

  • Sidney Poitier - Actor, Director, Filmmaker, Film Actor ... recounts the achievements of Caribbean-American actor and director Sidney Poitier. Read about his career and history-making Best Actor Oscar win.

  • Sidney Poitier - Rotten Tomatoes

    Sidney Poitier Celebrity Profile - Check out the latest Sidney Poitier photo gallery, biography, pics, pictures, interviews, news, forums and blogs at Rotten Tomatoes!

  • Sidney Poitier dead 2018 : Actor killed by celebrity death ...

    News of actor Sidney Poitier’s death spread quickly earlier this week, causing concern among fans across the world. However, the June 2018 report has now been confirmed as a complete hoax, the actor best known for his roles in In the Heat of the Night or Lilies of the Field is alive and well.

  • Sidney Poitier | Biography, Movies, & Facts |

    Sidney Poitier: Sidney Poitier, Bahamian American actor, director, and producer who broke the color barrier in the U.S. motion-picture industry by becoming the first African American actor to win an Academy Award for best actor (for Lilies of the Field [1963]) and the first black movie star.

  • Sidney Poitier | About Sidney Poitier | American Masters | PBS

    More than an actor (and Academy-Award winner), Sidney Poitier is an artist. A writer and director, a thinker and critic, a humanitarian and diplomat, his presence as a cultural icon has long been one of protest and humanity.

  • Sidney Poitier - Biography - IMDb

    A native of Cat Island, The Bahamas (though born in Miami during a mainland visit by his parents), Poitier grew up in poverty as the son of farmers ...

  • Sidney Poitier - Academy of Achievement

    In the 1950s and '60s, Sidney Poitier won international fame as a film actor and transformed the image of African Americans in the cinema. Although others had enjoyed success in character roles or as musical performers, Poitier won fame as a dramatic actor and romantic leading man, embodying an entire people's struggle for social equality.

  • Sidney Poitier: Movies & TV

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