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A Patch Of Blue
02:19 — Controversial tale of a young blind white woman who falls in love with the kindly black man who befriends her. Colorized version available.
Sidney Poitier… Is That You?!
01:17 — We got Sidney Poitier who was the first black actor to win an Oscar but our camera guy didn’t ask him anything about the controversy around the Oscars (more…)
Sidney Poitier… Is That You?!
01:17 — We got Sidney Poitier who was the first black actor to win an Oscar but our camera guy didn’t ask him anything about the controversy around the Oscars (more…)
Guess Who's Coming To Dinner
00:35 — Early humorous look at an inter-racial romance and its effect on the young couple's families. Nominated for every major Academy Award, with Hepburn wi (more…)
Who's Not Honoring Me Now? - Obama, NRA & Teen Choice Awards
Barack Obama awards the Medal of Freedom to Sidney Poitier, the NRA recognizes Sarah Palin for gun collecting, and Joe Jonas steals Stephen's idea at (more…)
The Word - Sidney Poitier
The United Arab Emirates emirs were supposed to be the Sidney Poitiers of the Arab people.
'The Oscars': David Niven Wins Best Actor for “Separate Tables”
David Niven accepts the Best Actor Oscar for his performance in 'Separate Tables' at the 31st Academy Awards in 1959, beating out Spencer Tracy, Sidne (more…)
Today in History for April 13th
Highlights of this day in history: Apollo 13 is crippled on its way to the Moon; Thomas Jefferson is born; Pope John Paul II becomes the first pontiff (more…)
Famous Firsts by African Americans: African American Academy Award Winners
This Black History Month video is dedicated to famous firsts by African Americans. This video focuses on Sidney Poitier and Halle Berry, the first Afr (more…)
Sidney Poitier - Mini Bio
Watch video and learn about his famous movie roles--from 'Lillies of the Field' to 'Guess Who's Coming to Dinner.'
Oprah Winfrey Presents Legends Who Paved the Way Airs January 18
Oprah Winfrey hosts a gala of events honoring some of the legendary men and extraordinary women of the civil rights movement, the arts and entertainme (more…)
(Movie Clip) This Never-Never Land
Arresting introduction of Nicol Williamson as South African security official Horn, tangling with a police commander (Patrick Allen), initiating the c (more…)
(Movie Clip) He Really Is Free
Director Ralph Nelson establishes Capetown, where we meet defense attorney Prunella Gee, principals Sidney Poitier (as prisoner Twala) and Michael Cai (more…)
Goodbye, My Lady - Official Trailer
00:43 — Poignant tale of the effect a dog has on a young boy and an elderly man in rural Mississippi.
Fast Forward - Official Trailer
00:25 — An Ohio highschool dance group journeys to New York City to compete in a national dance contest.
The Bedford Incident - Official Trailer
03:15 — Reporter Ben Munceford (Sidney Poitier) is aboard a U.S. Navy ship sailing near the Arctic Circle, on assignment to write a profile of Capt. Eric Finl (more…)
The Defiant Ones - Official Trailer
00:30 — First rate look at race relations as they affect two convicts chained together and on the lam. Oscar nominations for all four stars and Best Picture!
The Simple Life Of Noah Dearborn - Official Trailer
01:35 — On court action combined with off court drama make this an exciting look at big time college hoops. Story focuses on the recruitment of 'blue chip' pr (more…)
Uptown Saturday Night - Official Trailer
02:09 — Two small time hustlers loose a winning lottery ticket in a robbery. They scour the city and battle thugs to retrieve it.
Lilies Of The Field - Official Trailer
02:21 — An American former GI teaches English to a group of French nuns while helping them build a church. Poitier's Oscar winner!
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  • Birth Name: Sir Sidney Poitier
  • Birth Place: Miami, FL
  • Birthday: February 20, 1927, Pisces
  • Profession: Actor, Director