Sidney Poitier

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Sidney Poitier
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Born (1927-02-20) 20 Februar 1927 (age 92)
Miami, Florida, U.S.
Citizenship The Bahamas, Unitit States
Thrift Actor, director, author, diplomat
Years active 1947–present
Childer 6, including Sydney Tamiia Poitier
Military career
Allegiance  Unitit States
Service/branch Seal of the United States Department of War.png Unitit States Airmy
Years o service 1943–1944
Rank enleetit

Sir Sidney Poitier, KBE[1] (born 20 Februar 1927) is 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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