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Sidney Poitier spouse: Meet Sidney Poitier’s wives

Sidney Poitier
Sidney Poitier

Sidney Poitier passed away on January 6, 2022 at age 94 in the United States.

Sidney Poitier is well known as a Bahamian-American actor, film director, activist, and ambassador.

Sidney Poitier won the Academy Award for Best Actor in 1964 which made him the first Black male and Bahamian actor to win the award.

Sidney Poitier spouse: Meet Sidney Poitier’s wives

Sidney Poitier was a family man who married and brought forth many children.

Sidney Poitier married two wives before his demise. His first marriage was with Juanita Hardy, they married in 1950 but went their separate ways fifteen years later.

Sydney and Juanita gave birth to four children. Juanita is best known as the Founder and Managing Principal of Tiger Management Consulting Group.

Sidney Poitier then met Joana Shimkus. They walked down the aisle in 1976. They had been together since then until   Sydney passed away.

Joana Shimkus is a film actress from Canada. Sydney and Joana gave birth to two children.

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