Sidney Poitier

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  • Birth Name: Sir Sidney Poitier
  • Birth Place: Miami, Florida, United States
  • Profession: Actor, Director
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  • Birth Name: Sir Sidney Poitier
  • Birth Place: Miami, Florida, United States
  • Profession: Actor, Director