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Age94 (age at death)
Birthday 20 February, 1927
Birthplace Miami, Florida, USA
Died 6 January, 2022
Place of Death Beverly Hills, California, USA
Height 6' 2½" (189 cm)
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Salt and Pepper
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Nationality Bahamanian
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Oscar for Lilies of the Field (1963)
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Sidney Poitier KBE ( PWAH-tyay; February 20, 1927 – January 6, 2022) was a Bahamian-American actor, film director, and diplomat. In 1963, he was the first Black actor and first Bahamian to win the Academy Award for Best Actor. He received two competitive Golden Globe Awards, a competitive British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), and a Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album. Poitier was one of the last major stars from the Golden Age of Hollywood cinema.

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