Sidney Poitier born February 20, 1927 is a well-known Carribean-American actor, author and director. In 1964, he became the first Bahamian to win an Oscar for best actor, for his work in Lilies of the Field. 38 years later he received an Academy Honorary Award for his contribution in the film industry and accomplishments as a human being. He was married to Juanita Harry from 1950-1965 and had four children.

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