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Sidney Poitier

Birth Name: Sir Sidney Poitier

Birth Place: Miami, FL

Birthday: February 20, 1927, Pisces

Profession: Actor, Director

User Rating:4.42 out of 5 (53 ratings)

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Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Winfrey Receives Honorary Oscar for Philanthropy

Oprah Winfrey can add yet another title to her resume: Oscar winner. The former talk show host, who was nominated for 1985's The Color Purple, received the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Science's Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award, given for phi… Read more

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Wed May 27 11:30am
Blackboard Jungle TCM

An early film study of teens gone wild chronicles the efforts of an idealistic and dedicated teacher trying to cope with his classroom full of incorrigibles, including knife-wielding punks, in an urban high school. The film launched Bill Haley & the Comets (more…)

Wed May 27 3:15pm
To Sir, with Love TCM

An inexperienced and idealistic teacher invests himself in a group of problem kids at a high school in a slum of London's East End.

Fri May 29 7:45am
The Jackal IFC

A Russian gangster hires a mysterious, high-tech assassin (Bruce Willis) to kill a high-profile American citizen. Formulaic. Loosely based on the far superior 1973 film “The Day of the Jackal.” Richard Gere, Sidney Poitier. Michael Caton-Jones directe (more…)

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Sue Mengers
Influential Hollywood Agent Sue Mengers Dies

Sue Mengers, one of the most influential Hollywood agents during the 1960s, '70s and '80s, died foll…

Anna Torv
Matt's Weekend Picks: March 25-27

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Oprah Winfrey
Oprah Launches OWN: What Do You Think So Far?

Fans of Oprah Winfrey's brand of feel-good, heartstring-tugging programming got a week-late Christma…

Tony Curtis
Tony Curtis, Oscar Nominee and Former Hollywood Heartthrob, Dies at 85

Tony Curtis, the Oscar-nominated heartthrob and father of Jamie Lee Curtis best known for such hits…

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  • Birth Name: Sir Sidney Poitier
  • Birth Place: Miami, FL
  • Birthday: February 20, 1927, Pisces
  • Profession: Actor, Director
  • User Rating:4.42 out of 5 (53 ratings)
  • Your Rating: