Sidney Poitier Biography, Facts & Life Story

Known For Sir Sidney Poitier
Nickname Poitier
Full Name Sidney Poitier
Profession Actor, Director
Nationality American, Bahamian
Date of Birth February 20, 1927
Date of Death January 6, 2022
Place of Death Los Angeles, California, United States
Cause of Death Heart failure (Alzheimer's disease)
Birthplace Miami, Florida, United States
Religion Roman Catholic
Zodiac Sign Pisces

Sidney Poitier the Oscar winning actor is no more with us. He died because of heart failure (alzheimer’s disease). He was 92 year old when he left this world.

When he was just 15, he was sent with his brother to live in Miami. He was the father of 6 children and had a net worth of $25 million approximately. In the early’s, he used to have a dashing personality and had a pretty decent height i.e., 6 feet 2 inches.

Sidney Poitier Education

Qualification Little formal education

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Sidney Poitier Career

Profession: Actor, Director

Known For: Sir Sidney Poitier

Net Worth: USD $25 million approx

Family & Relatives

Father: Reginald James Poitier

Mother: Evelyn Poitier

Brother(s): Cyril Poitier

Marital Status: Married

Wife: Joanna Shimkus (m. 1976–2022)

Children: 6

Daughter(s): Sydney Tamiia Poitier, Anika Poitier, Pamela Poitier, Beverly Poitier-Henderson, Sherri Poitier, Gina Poitier

Dating History:

Juanita Hardy (m. 1950–1965)

Sidney Poitier Favorites

Hobbies: Travelling, Acting

Favorite Actor: Harry Belafonte

Favorite Destination: Europe

Favorite Color: Blue

Favorite Movies: To Sir, with Love

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