Sidney Poitier

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Sidney Poitier, is a Bahamian-American actor and film director. He won an Academy Award for Best Actor, the first black actor to win that award, and was nominated a second time.

Sidney Poitier, is a Bahamian-American actor and film director. He won an Academy Award for Best Actor, the first black actor to win that award, and was nominated a second time.

Birth Name

Sidney L. Poitier

Born

Sunday, 20 February 1927

Died

Thursday, 06 January 2022

Actor Filmography

The 28th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Self - In Memoriam segment 2022
We Need to Talk About Cosby Self 2022
Broadway: Beyond the Golden Age Self 2021
Wolfgang Self 2021
Hollywood's Stories Self 2019
The Movies Self 2019
They've Gotta Have Us Self 2018
Quincy Self 2018
1968: The Year That Changed America John Prentice / Virgil Tibbs / Self 2018
Hollywood Insider Self 2018
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

The 28th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Self - In Memoriam segment 2022
We Need to Talk About Cosby Self 2022
Broadway: Beyond the Golden Age Self 2021
Wolfgang Self 2021
Hollywood's Stories Self 2019
The Movies Self 2019
They've Gotta Have Us Self 2018
Quincy Self 2018
1968: The Year That Changed America John Prentice / Virgil Tibbs / Self 2018
Hollywood Insider Self 2018
Mr. Soul! Self / Self (archival footage) 2018
The Green Fog Det. Virgil Tibbs 2018
Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart Self 2017
The Oscars Self 2017
I Am Not Your Negro Various Roles (archive footage) / Various Roles 2016
Becoming Mike Nichols Self 2016
The Oscars Self - Presenter 2015
And the Oscar Goes to... Self 2014
Whoopi Goldberg Presents Moms Mabley Self 2013
The March Self 2013
B.B. King: The Life of Riley Self 2013
The Oscars Self - Presenter 2013
Too Young to Die (archive footage) 2012
The 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards Self - Presenter 2012
Sing Your Song Himself / Self 2012
Lulu: Something to Shout About Mark Thackeray 2011
A Football Life Self 2011
The Loving Story John Prentice 2011
These Amazing Shadows Virgil Tibbs 2011
Oprah's Master Class Self 2011
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts Self 2010
Moguls & Movie Stars: A History of Hollywood John Prentice / Virgil Tibbs 2010
The Talk Self 2010
Stand Up to Cancer Self 2008
The 80th Annual Academy Awards Self 2008
Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project Himself / Self 2007
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts Self 2006
Budd Boetticher: A Man Can Do That Cpl. Andrew Robertson 2005
36th NAACP Image Awards Self - Presenter 2005
Tell Them Who You Are Self 2004
TV in Black: The First Fifty Years (archive footage) 2004
A Century of Black Cinema Self 2003
Jimmy Kimmel Live! Himself - At the Oscars, Himself - Birthday Greeting to Uncle Frank 2003
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts Self 2002
American Dreams Self 2002
The 74th Annual Academy Awards Self - Honorary Award 2002
The Last Brickmaker in America Henry Cobb 2001
History Archive Footage 2000
Scandalize My Name: Stories from the Blacklist Reverend Msimangu (archive footage) / Reverend Msimangu 2000
Independent Lens Self 1999
The Simple Life of Noah Dearborn Noah Dearborn 1999
Free of Eden Will Cleamons 1999
David and Lisa Dr. Jack Miller 1998
Classified X Self 1998
League of Legends Self 1998
The 70th Annual Academy Awards Self - Past Winner 1998
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts Self 1997
The Jackal Preston / Carter Preston 1997
Mandela and de Klerk Nelson Mandela 1997
Afro Promo Himself (archive footage) 1997
20th Century-Fox: The First 50 Years Dr. Luther Brooks 1997
To Sir, with Love II Mark Thackeray 1996
The 68th Annual Academy Awards Self - Presenter 1996
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts Self - Honoree 1995
Children of the Dust Gypsy Smith 1995
Wild Bill: Hollywood Maverick Self 1995
100 Years at the Movies Self 1994
Sneakers Crease / Donald Crease 1992
Separate But Equal Thurgood Marshall 1991
The Republic Pictures Story Thurgood Marshall 1991
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts Self 1989
Little Nikita Roy Parmenter 1988
Shoot to Kill Warren Stantin 1988
Biography Self 1987
American Masters Self 1986
The 58th Annual Academy Awards Self - Audience Member 1986
The Spencer Tracy Legacy: A Tribute by Katharine Hepburn Himself / Self 1986
Night of 100 Stars II Self 1985
Black Hollywood Self 1984
Paul Robeson: Tribute to an Artist Narrator / Narrator (voice) 1979
20/20 Self 1978
A Piece of the Action Manny Durrell 1977
America at the Movies Walter Lee Younger 1976
Let's Do It Again Clyde Williams 1975
The Wilby Conspiracy Shack Twala 1975
Uptown Saturday Night Steve Jackson 1974
A Warm December Dr. Matt Younger 1973
Nationtime Self - Narrator / Narrator 1972
The New Bill Cosby Show Self 1972
Buck and the Preacher Buck 1972
The Organization Virgil Tibbs 1971
Brother John John Kane 1971
They Call Me Mister Tibbs! Virgil Tibbs 1970
King: A Filmed Record... Montgomery to Memphis Self 1970
The Lost Man Jason Higgs 1969
Black History: Lost, Stolen or Strayed Self / Dr. John Wade Prentice 1968
For Love of Ivy Jack Parks 1968
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner John Prentice 1967
In the Heat of the Night Virgil Tibbs / Det. Virgil Tibbs 1967
To Sir, with Love Mark Thackeray 1967
The Joey Bishop Show Self - Guest 1967
ABC Stage 67 Self - Host 1966
Duel at Diablo Toller 1966
The Slender Thread Alan Newell 1965
A Patch of Blue Gordon Ralfe 1965
The Bedford Incident Ben Munceford 1965
The Greatest Story Ever Told Simon of Cyrene 1965
The Long Ships Aly Mansuh 1964
Lilies of the Field Homer Smith 1963
Pressure Point Doctor 1962
The Mike Douglas Show Himself 1961
Paris Blues Eddie Cook 1961
A Raisin in the Sun Walter Lee Younger 1961
All the Young Men Sgt. Eddie Towler 1960
Sunday Showcase Self 1959
Our Virgin Island Marcus 1959
Porgy and Bess Porgy 1959
The Defiant Ones Noah Cullen 1958
The Mark of the Hawk Obam 1957
Band of Angels Rau-Ru 1957
The Jack Paar Tonight Show Himself 1957
Something of Value Kimani Wa Karanja 1957
Edge of the City Tommy Tyler 1957
Good-bye, My Lady Gates Watson 1956
This Is Your Life Self 1955
Blackboard Jungle Gregory W. Miller 1955
Go Man Go Inman Jackson 1954
Omnibus (segment "The Bad Men") 1952
Red Ball Express Robertson 1952
Cry, the Beloved Country Reverend Msimangu 1951
No Way Out Dr. Luther Brooks 1950
Repertory Theatre Tommy Tyler 1948
Sepia Cinderella Nightclub Extra 1947

Director Filmography

Producer Filmography

1997 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Special Nominated
1992 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television Nominated
1991 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Special Nominated
1968 Golden Globe Best Actor - Drama Nominated
1966 Golden Globe Best Actor - Drama Nominated
1964 Oscar Best Actor in a Leading Role Won
1964 Golden Globe Best Actor - Drama Won
1962 Golden Globe Best Actor - Drama Nominated
1960 Golden Globe Best Actor - Comedy or Musical Nominated
1959 Oscar Best Actor in a Leading Role Nominated
1959 Golden Globe Best Actor - Drama Nominated
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