Sidney Poitier Biography (1927-)

Born February 20, 1927, in Miami, FL; raised in Nassau, Bahamas; son of Reginald James (a tomato farmer) and Evelyn (a tomato farmer; maiden name, Outten)Poitier; married Juanita Hardy (a dancer), April 29, 1950 (divorced, 1965);married Joanna Shimkus (an actress), January 23, 1976; children: (first marriage) Beverly Poitier Henderson, Pamela, Sherri, Gina; (second marriage) Anika, Sydney Tamiia (an actress). Addresses: Agent: Martin Baum, CreativeArtists Agency, 9830 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90212.

Actor, director, producer, executive
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February 20, 1927
Miami, Florida, United States

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