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Arts > Films > Actors, actresses > 20th, 21st century > BAH / USA > Sidney Poitier    1927-2022

 

 

 

No Way Out, 1950

In his first significant role,

Poitier played a doctor

who battles the racist Richard Widmark in this film noir.

 

Poitier is pictured here

with Maude Simmons and Ruby Dee

 

Photograph: www.ronaldgrantarchive.com

 

Sidney Poitier: a life in pictures

Actor, director and civil rights activist Sidney Poitier has died at the age of 94.

Poitier, who took on many challenging and groundbreaking roles,

was the first Black person to receive a best actor Oscar

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Fri 7 Jan 2022 16.03 GMT

https://www.theguardian.com/film/gallery/2022/jan/07/
sidney-poitier-a-life-in-pictures

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Guess Who's Coming To Dinner? (1967)        Trailer        Video        16 April 2013

 

A daughter brings her fiancé home to meet her parents,

not having told them he's black.

(Original Title - Guess Who's Coming To Dinner (1967))

© 1967, renewed 1995 Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc.

All Rights Reserved.Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

 

YouTube > Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YZycqHfmrzQ

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sidney Poitier    1927-2022

 

https://www.theguardian.com/film/sidney-poitier

 

 

https://www.npr.org/2022/01/07/
1068622387/sidney-poitier-actor-remembrance

 

https://www.npr.org/2022/01/07/
311902059/sidney-poitier-obituary

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2022/01/07/
movies/sidney-poitier-dead.html

 

https://www.theguardian.com/film/gallery/2022/jan/07/
sidney-poitier-a-life-in-pictures

 

https://www.theguardian.com/film/2022/jan/07/
sidney-poitier-natural-film-star-remembrance-peter-bradshaw

 

https://www.theguardian.com/film/2022/jan/07/
sidney-poitiers-oscar-speeches-there-was-no-custom-for-me-to-follow

 

https://www.theguardian.com/film/2022/jan/07/
sidney-poitier-in-the-heat-of-the-night-acting-pioneer-dies

 

 

 

 

https://www.nytimes.com/1967/12/12/
archives/screen-guess-whos-coming-to-dinner-arrives-tracyhepburn-picture.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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