Sidney Poitier


Born: 2/20/1927 in Miami, Florida, USA
Died: 1/6/2022
Age: 94
Cause of death: heart failure

Full name: Sidney L. Poitier
Noted For: actor; The Defiant Ones (1958), A Raisin in the Sun (1961), In the Heat of the Night (1967), Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (1967). Won an Academy award for Lilies of the Field (best actor, 1964). Awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom (2009).

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