Sidney Poitier, a Bahamian-American actor who was the first Black man to win the Academy Award for Best Actor for his performance in Lilies of the Field in 1963, H
He died at the age of 94 on January 6, 2022.
How many daughters did Sidney Poitier have?
Poitier was married to Juanita Hardy from April 29, 1950 to 1965. They raised their family in a Hudson River mansion in Stuyvesant, New York.
In 1959, Poitier began a nine-year relationship with actress Diahann Carroll. He has been married to Joanna Shimkus, a former Canadian actress, since January 23, 1976.
He and Hardy had four daughters: Beverly, Pamela, Sherri, and Gina.
Anika and Sydney Tamiia Portier and Shimkus had two children.
Sydney began her acting career in 1998 and has since appeared on Grey’s Anatomy, Hawaii Five-0, Chicago P.D., and Carter.
Poitier’s desire to follow in her father’s footsteps as an actor-led her to enroll in acting classes. She earned a bachelor’s degree in acting from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts.
Gina, a secretary, was killed in a tragic accident on May 27, 2018.
Pamela, like her sister Sydney, pursued a career in acting. Liberty & Bash, Savannah, and The Jackal were among the films on which she worked. She also has a job as a teacher.
Sherri is a chef, and Beverly is a waitress.
Beverly is a Poitier Henderson jewelry designer.
Anika is a videographer who prefers to work in the background.