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Sidney Poitier

Later in his career, the star directed several film and TV projects, but continued to appear on screen occasionally. He retired around the turn of the century, but continued to work as an activist. From 1997 to 2007, he served as the Bahamas’ ambassador to Japan, and he wrote two autobiographies and a novel.

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  • Born: Feb 20, 1927 in Miami, Florida
  • Death: Jan 06, 2022 in Los Angeles, CA, USA


Tony Award
1960 Best Actor in a Play Nominee

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