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  • Sneakers

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  • Paris Blues

  • Wild Bill: Hollywood Maverick

  • King: A Filmed Record... Montgomery to...

  • The Slender Thread

  • Sing Your Song

  • Fast Forward

  • Band of Angels

  • The Mark of the Hawk

  • No Way Out

  • Tell Them Who You Are

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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
King: A Filmed Record... Montgomery to Memphis 2013
Sing Your Song / 2012
Tell Them Who You Are 2005
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
Wild Bill: Hollywood Maverick
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

Worked With

Actor
Movie
Year
Harry Belafonte King: A Filmed Record... Montgomery to Memphis 2013
Ruby Dee King: A Filmed Record... Montgomery to Memphis 2013
Ben Gazzara King: A Filmed Record... Montgomery to Memphis 2013
Charlton Heston King: A Filmed Record... Montgomery to Memphis 2013
James Earl Jones King: A Filmed Record... Montgomery to Memphis 2013
Burt Lancaster King: A Filmed Record... Montgomery to Memphis 2013
Marge Champion Sing Your Song 2012
Peter Bart Tell Them Who You Are 2005
Bruce Willis The Jackal 1997
Richard Gere The Jackal 1997
Diane Venora The Jackal 1997
Tess Harper The Jackal 1997
J.K. Simmons The Jackal 1997
Robert Redford Sneakers 1992
Ben Kingsley Sneakers 1992
Dan Aykroyd Sneakers 1992
Mary McDonnell Sneakers 1992
Bill Cosby Ghost Dad 1990
Kimberly Russell Ghost Dad 1990
Christine Ebersole Ghost Dad 1990
Barry Corbin Ghost Dad 1990
Richard Jenkins Little Nikita 1988
Richard Bradford Little Nikita 1988
Loretta Devine Little Nikita 1988
Tom Berenger Shoot to Kill 1988
Kirstie Alley Shoot to Kill 1988
Clancy Brown Shoot to Kill 1988
Richard Masur Shoot to Kill 1988
Gene Wilder Stir Crazy 1980
Richard Pryor Stir Crazy 1980
JoBeth Williams Stir Crazy 1980
Craig T. Nelson Stir Crazy 1980
Spencer Tracy Guess Who's Coming to Dinner 1967
Katharine Hepburn Guess Who's Coming to Dinner 1967
Katharine Houghton Guess Who's Coming to Dinner 1967
Rod Steiger In the Heat of the Night 1967
Lee Grant In the Heat of the Night 1967
Scott Wilson In the Heat of the Night 1967
James Garner Duel at Diablo 1966
Bibi Andersson Duel at Diablo 1966
Dennis Weaver Duel at Diablo 1966
Shelley Winters A Patch of Blue 1965
Max von Sydow The Greatest Story Ever Told 1965
Robert Loggia The Greatest Story Ever Told 1965
Marian Seldes The Greatest Story Ever Told 1965
Paul Newman Paris Blues 1961
Joanne Woodward Paris Blues 1961
Diahann Carroll Paris Blues 1961
Dorothy Dandridge Porgy and Bess 1959
Sammy Davis, Jr. Porgy and Bess 1959
Brock Peters Porgy and Bess 1959
Tony Curtis The Defiant Ones 1958
Theodore Bikel The Defiant Ones 1958
Clark Gable Band of Angels 1957
Efrem Zimbalist, Jr. Band of Angels 1957
Anne Francis Blackboard Jungle 1955
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