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Sidney Poitier Awards

  • Profession: Actor, Director
  • Born: Feb 20, 1927
  • Died: Jan 1, 0001
  • Biography: Sidney Poitier was to Hollywood what [[Performer~P60791~Jackie Robinson~jackierobinson]] 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... Continued

Awards

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Movie
Category
Year
Status
Hollywood Foreign Press Association In the Heat of the Night Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama 1967 Nominee
Hollywood Foreign Press Association A Patch of Blue Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama 1965 Nominee
Hollywood Foreign Press Association Lilies of the Field Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama 1963 Winner
Berlin International Film Festival Lilies of the Field Silver Bear for Best Actor 1963 Winner
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Lilies of the Field Best Actor 1963 Winner
Hollywood Foreign Press Association A Raisin in the Sun Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama 1961 Nominee
Hollywood Foreign Press Association Porgy and Bess Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy 1959 Nominee
Hollywood Foreign Press Association The Defiant Ones Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama 1958 Nominee
British Academy of Film and Television Arts The Defiant Ones Best Foreign Actor 1958 Winner
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences The Defiant Ones Best Actor 1958 Nominee
Berlin International Film Festival The Defiant Ones Silver Bear for Best Actor 1958 Winner
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