Sidney Poitier

Highest Rated:
100% A Patch of Blue (2000)
Lowest Rated:
7% Ghost Dad (1990)
Birthday:
Feb 20
Birthplace:
Miami, Florida, USA
Bio:
Sidney Poitier was to Hollywood what Jackie Robinson was to major league baseball: simply put, the man who broke the color barrier. An actor, director, and producer, he forever altered the racial perceptions long held by both motion picture audiences and executives, rising to superstar status in an…

Filmography


MOVIES   

Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
Moms Mabley: I Got Somethin' to Tell You
  • Actor
-- 2013
Ralph Bunche: An American Odyssey
  • Actor
-- 2013
95% Sing Your Song
  • Sidney Poitier
$47.7k 2012
Islands Of Life
  • Actor
-- 2011
Black Hollywood: Blaxploitation and Advancing an Independent Black Cinema
  • Actor
-- 2008
80% Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project
  • Actor
-- 2008
Ali Rap
  • Actor
-- 2006
Afro Promo
  • Actor
-- 2005
88% Tell Them Who You Are
  • Actor
-- 2005
Quincy Jones: In the Pocket
  • Actor
-- 2002
The Last Brickmaker in America
  • Henry Cobb
-- 2001
100% A Patch of Blue
  • Gordon Ralfe
-- 2000
Free Of Eden
  • Actor
-- 1999
The Simple Life Of Noah Dearborn
  • Noah Dearborn
-- 1999
Sidney Poitier: One Bright Light
  • Actor
-- 1999
David & Lisa
  • Dr. Jack Miller
-- 1998
67% Paris Blues
  • Eddie Cook
-- 1998
Century of Black Cinema
  • Actor
-- 1997
Small Steps, Big Strides: The Black Experience in Hollywood
  • Actor
-- 1997
Mandela and De Klerk
  • Nelson Mandela
-- 1997
15% The Jackal
  • Cater Preston
-- 1997
To Sir, with Love 2
  • Actor
-- 1996
A Good Day To Die
  • Gypsy Smith
-- 1995
Wild Bill: Hollywood Maverick
  • Actor
-- 1995
Children of the Dust
  • Gypsy Smith
-- 1995
81% Sneakers
  • Donald Crease
-- 1992
83% Separate But Equal
  • Thurgood Marshall
-- 1991
7% Ghost Dad
  • Director
-- 1990
100% Shoot to Kill (Deadly Pursuit)
  • Warren Stantin
-- 1988
55% Little Nikita
  • Roy Parmenter
-- 1988
The Spencer Tracy Legacy: A Tribute by Katharine Hepburn
  • Actor
-- 1987
Black Hollywood: Blaxploitation and Advancing an Independent Black Cinema
  • Actor
-- 1984
Fast Forward
  • Director
-- 1984
38% Hanky Panky
  • Director
-- 1982
67% Stir Crazy
  • Director
-- 1980
Paul Robeson: Tribute to an Artist
  • Actor
-- 1979
A Piece of the Action
  • Director
  • Manny Durrell
-- 1977
The Wilby Conspiracy
  • Shack Twala
-- 1975
83% Let's Do It Again
  • Clyde Williams
  • Director
-- 1975
71% Uptown Saturday Night
  • Director
  • Steve Jackson
-- 1974
A Warm December
  • Director
  • Dr. Matt Younger
-- 1973
Buck and the Preacher
  • Director
  • Buck
-- 1972
Brother John
  • John Kane
-- 1971
The Organization
  • Virgil Tibbs
-- 1971
60% They Call Me Mister Tibbs
  • Virgil Tibbs
-- 1970
King - Montgomery to Memphis
  • Actor
-- 1970
The Lost Man
  • Jason Higgs
-- 1969
40% For Love of Ivy
  • Jack Parks
-- 1968
67% Guess Who's Coming to Dinner
  • John Prentice
-- 1967
92% To Sir, With Love
  • Mark Thackeray
-- 1967
94% In the Heat of the Night
  • Virgil Tibbs
-- 1967
Duel at Diablo
  • Toller
-- 1966
86% The Bedford Incident
  • Ben Munceford
-- 1965
37% The Greatest Story Ever Told
  • Simon of Cyrene
-- 1965
The Slender Thread
  • Alan Newell
-- 1965
50% The Long Ships
  • Aly Mansuh
-- 1964
100% Lilies of the Field
  • Homer Smith
-- 1963
Pressure Point
  • Doctor
-- 1962
100% A Raisin in the Sun
  • Walter Lee Younger
-- 1961
All the Young Men
  • Towler
-- 1960
83% Porgy and Bess
  • Porgy
-- 1959
Virgin Island
  • Marcus
-- 1959
81% The Defiant Ones
  • Noah Cullen
-- 1958
Ebony Elegance
  • Actor
-- 1958
The Mark of the Hawk (Accused)
  • Oban
-- 1958
Band of Angels
  • RauRu
-- 1957
Something of Value (Africa Ablaze)
  • Kimani
-- 1957
Edge of the City
  • Tommy Tyler
-- 1957
Good-bye, My Lady
  • Gates
-- 1956
76% Blackboard Jungle
  • Gregory W. Miller
-- 1955
Go, Man, Go!
  • Inman Jackson
-- 1954
Red Ball Express
  • Cpl. Andrew Robertson
-- 1952
Black History: The Classics
  • Actor
-- 1951
Cry, the Beloved Country (African Fury)
  • Rev. Maimangu
-- 1951
83% No Way Out
  • Dr. Luther Brooks
-- 1950
Tales of Courage
  • Actor
-- 1939

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