Sidney Poitier

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Sidney Poitier

Born20 Februar 1927(1927-02-20)
Miami, Florida, U.S.
Dee'd6 Januar 2022 (aged 94)
CitizenshipThe Bahamas, Unitit States
ThriftActor, director, author, diplomat
Years active1947–present
Bairns6, including Sydney Tamiia Poitier
Militar career
Allegiance Unitit States
Service/branch Unitit States Airmy
Years o service1943–1944

Sir Sidney Poitier, KBE[1] (born 20 Februar 1927; deed 6 Januar 2022) wis an American-born Bahamian actor, movie director, author, and diplomat. Poitier wis the first black actor to win an Academy Awaird for Best Actor.

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  1. Because Poitier is a citizen of The Bahamas, a Commonwealth realm, this is a substantive (as opposed to honorary) knighthood, which entitles him to the style "Sir". However, Poitier employs the title only in connection with his official ambassadorial duties.

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