Sidney Poitier was a top and well-known Bahamian-American actor, film director, and ambassador.
Sidney Poitier was in 1964 named the first black person and the first Bahamian to win the Academy Award for Best Actor.
Sidney Poitier has won so many awards including two Academy Award nominations, ten Golden Globes nominations, two Primetime Emmy Awards nominations.
More of it are six BAFTA nominations, eight Laurel nominations, one Screen Actors Guild Awards (SAG) nomination, one Grammy Award, and another Grammy nomination.
Sidney Poitier died sadly on January 6, 2022, in Los Angeles, California, United States.
Who are Sidney Poitier’s parents?
Sidney Poitier was born on February 20, 1927, in Miami, Florida, in the United States of America. Sidney Poitier is the son of Reginald James Poitier and Evelyn Poitier.
Reginald James Poitier was born on 22 March 1884 to Ruth Poitier. Reginald James Poitier married Evelyn Outten and had 8 children.