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Sidney Poitier

Sidney Poitier



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Born: February 20, 1927 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Miami, Florida, USA Profession: Cast ...


father: Reginald James Poitier. Tomato farmer. From Cat Island in the Bahamas.
mother: Evelyn Poitier. Tomato farmer. From Cat Island in the Bahamas.
brother: Cyril Poitier. Born c. 1911; died on November 13, 1991 of cancer; oldest brother; helped raise Sidney; moved to Miami from Cat Island in 1929; had bit roles in Poitier's movies "Uptown Saturday Night" (1974), "Let's Do it Again" (1975) and "A Piece of the Action" (1977).
daughter: Beverly Poitier. Born in 1951; mother, Juanita Hardy.
daughter: Pamela Poitier. Born in 1952; mother, Juanita Hardy.
daughter: Sherri Poitier. Born in 1953; mother, Juanita Hardy.
daughter: Gina Poitier. Actor. Mother, Juanita Hardy.
daughter: Anika Poitier. Actor. Born c. 1972; mother, Joanna Shimkus.
daughter: Sydney Tamiia Poitier. Actor. Mother, Joanna Shimkus; acted with father in Showtime movie "Free of Eden" (1999).

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