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  • Sneakers

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  • Paris Blues

  • The Slender Thread

  • Fast Forward

  • Band of Angels

  • The Mark of the Hawk

  • No Way Out

  • Blackboard Jungle

  • Shoot to Kill

  • The Wilby Conspiracy

  • Uptown Saturday Night

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Sidney Poitier Movies

  • Profession: Actor, Director
  • Born: Feb 20, 1927
  • Died: Jan 1, 0001
  • Biography: 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... Continued
Movie Role(s) Year
The Jackal Cater Preston 1997
Cry the Beloved Country Rev. Maimangu 1995
Sneakers Donald Crease 1992
Ghost Dad Director 1990
Little Nikita Roy Parmenter 1988
Shoot to Kill Warren Stantin 1988
Stir Crazy Director 1980
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner John Prentice 1967
In the Heat of the Night Virgil Tibbs 1967
To Sir, With Love Mark Thackeray 1967
Duel at Diablo Toller 1966
A Patch of Blue Gordon Ralfe 1965
The Greatest Story Ever Told Simon of Cyrene 1965
Lilies of the Field Homer Smith 1963
Paris Blues Eddie Cook 1961
Porgy and Bess Porgy 1959
The Defiant Ones Noah Cullen 1958
Band of Angels RauRu 1957
Blackboard Jungle Gregory W. Miller 1955
No Way Out Dr. Luther Brooks 1950
Uptown Saturday Night Steve Jackson / Director
All the Young Men Towler
For Love of Ivy Jack Parks / Screen Story
Hanky Panky Director
Something of Value Kimani
Red Ball Express Cpl. Andrew Robertson
Go, Man, Go! Inman Jackson
Edge of the City Tommy Tyler
Virgin Island Marcus
A Warm December Dr. Matt Younger / Director
Buck and the Preacher Buck / Director
The Wilby Conspiracy Shack Twala
The Bedford Incident Ben Munceford
The Long Ships Aly Mansuh
A Piece of the Action Manny Durrell / Director
Brother John John Kane
They Call Me Mister Tibbs! Virgil Tibbs
The Lost Man Jason Higgs
The Mark of the Hawk Oban
The Organization Virgil Tibbs
The Slender Thread Alan Newell
Fast Forward Director
A Raisin in the Sun Walter Lee Younger
Let's Do It Again Clyde Williams / Director

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