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Sidney Poitier: Top 10 Must-Know Facts About Movie Actor

facts on Sidney PoitierSidney Poitier (Movie Actor) was born on the 20th of February, 1927. He was born in 1920s, in Silent Generation. His birth sign is Pisces and his life path number is 5. Sidney’s birth flower is Violet and birthstone is Amethyst. What does this all mean? Let’s find out!

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NAME: Sidney Poitier
REAL NAME: Sidney L. Poitier
NICKNAME: Sir Sidney Poitier, Kbe
BIRTHPLACE: Miami, Florida, USA
RELIGION: Christian

1. Bio

Sidney Poitier, best known for being a Movie Actor, was born in Miami, Florida, USA on Sunday, February 20, 1927. Actor, director, and diplomat who became the first African American to win an Oscar after performing in Lilies of the Field. The films Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner and To Sir, with Love; In the Heat of the Night, additionally bolstered his fame.

Family: His parents, Evelyn and Reginald, moved from Cat Island to Miami to sell tomatoes. He has six daughters, including actress Sydney Tamiia Poitier. Sidney Poitier father’s name is Reginald James Poitier and mother Evelyn Poitier. We will continue to update details on Sidney Poitier’s family.

Evelyn Poitier
BROTHER(S): Not available
SISTER(S): Not available

Education: Sidney L. Poitier attended American Negro Theatre, NY.

Dating: According to CelebsCouples, Sidney Poitier is married Joanna Shimkus.

Net Worth: Online estimates of Sidney Poitier’s net worth vary. It’s easy to predict his income, but it’s much harder to know how much he has spent over the years. CelebsMoney and NetWorthStatus does a good job of breaking most of it down.

2. Sidney Poitier’s zodiac sign is Pisces

Sidney Poitier zodiac sign is a Pisces. Dates of Pisces are February 19 - March 20. The Pisces zodiac sign are the dreamers and mystics of the zodiac. Many of them have lives filled with fantasy, magic and wonder. They are mystical, intuitive, creative, romantic, compassionate, sensitive. Although, they can be unrealistic, submissive, self-pitying, dependent, codependent


3. He is currently 97 years old

The Bahamian movie actor has been alive for 35,555 days or 853,336 hours. There were precisely 1,205 full moons after his birth to this day.

BORN: February 20, 1927
AGE: 97 years old
BORN ON: Sunday
GENERATION: Silent Generation
DECADE: 1920s

Sidney Poitier was born on a Sunday. People born on Sundays typically are bright, creative, bold, loud, usually natural leaders.

Countdown to Sidney Poitier’s next birthday.

Sidney Poitier will be turning 98.

4. On Sidney Poitier’s birthday

The world’s population was and there were an estimated year babies born throughout the world in 1927, Calvin Coolidge (Republican) was the president of the United States, and the number one song on Billboard 100 was [Not available]. No song matches found..

On this day in history:

US postal service created, postage 6-12 cents depending on distance.
New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art opens.
British Naval Officer John Moresby discovers the site of Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea and claims it for Britain.
UK Foreign Secretary Anthony Eden resigns stating Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain has appeased Nazi Germany.
Earl Mountbatten of Burma appointed as last viceroy of India to oversee the move to independence.

5. Sidney Poitier’s height and weight

We’re currently in process of confirming all details such as Sidney Poitier’s height, weight, and other stats. If there is any information missing, we will be updating this page soon. If you any have tips or corrections, please send them our way.




WEIGHT (LBS): Under review
WEIGHT (KG) Under review


HAIR COLOR: Salt and Pepper

6. The Year of the Rabbit

Sidney Poitier was born in the Year of the Rabbit. People with Chinese zodiac Rabbit sign usually impress others with an image of tenderness, grace and sensitive. They are romantic in relationship, having a high demand in life quality. They avoid arguing with others, and have a capability of converting an enemy into a friend. Their strengths are gentle, sensitive, compassionate, amiable, modest, and merciful. But they can also be amorous, hesitant, stubborn, timid, conservative. Their lucky numbers are 3, 4, 9, and lucky colors are red, blue, pink, purple.

7. Sidney Poitier’s life path number is 5

Life Path Number 5 represent 'The Free Spirit'. Those who walk a Life Path with Number 5 have an uncanny ability to understand the deepest esoteric & metaphysical teachings. 5 turns the mystical into the norm. Its energy is that of Experience. The values are adventure, movement, change. The challenges are to find some kind of daily structure that works for you.

8. Silent Generation

Sidney Poitier was born in the middle of Silent Generation.

9. Sidney Poitier’s birthstone is Amethyst

The amethyst is a symbol of strong relationships and courage. At one time, only royalty could wear the gem. Ancient Greeks thought that the amethyst guarded against intoxication.

10. Sidney Poitier’s birth flower is Violet

Violet symbolizes faith, valor, wisdom, valued friendship, hope, my compliments and passion.

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