Sidney Poitier was born on February 20, 1927, in Miami Florida. He is an actor and director of American movies. His career began on the stage in classical theater.
His first film appearance was in 1950, at “No Way Out” directed by Richard Brooks. His name became popular after the release of the comedy-drama movie “Lilies of the Field”, which won him the Oscar for Best Actor.
He took part in more than fifty movies, including The Mark of Zorro, A Raisin in the Sun, Lilies of the Field, In the Heat of The Night. He was married to Juanita Hardy from 1950 to 1957, and then to Montreal Lee (1963–1974). They had two children together. He has another child with Carolyn Richardson.
His third wife is Joanna Shimkus. They have been married since 1976. His first wife was Juanita Hardy. She had a daughter with him named Pamela, who is now known as Pamela Grey Johnson. His second wife was Montreal Lee, to whom he has two children – Sidney Tamiia Poitier and Julie-Skye Allen Poitier. Sidney Poitier died in 2002 (age….) and his cause of death has been reported to have been from stomach carcinoma.
He was suffering from an illness that had caused him to lose at least 80 pounds. The actor’s family, however, has always been reluctant to talk about it because they did not want to tarnish the image of Poitier, who was one of the first black actors to have a successful film career. Sidney Poitier died in 2002 at the age of 94. His cause of death has been reported as stomach carcinoma. He suffered from an illness that had caused him to lose at least 80 pounds.
According to his family, they have been reluctant to talk about his illness because they did not want to tarnish the image of Poitier. Sidney Poiter died in 2002 at the age of 94. His cause of death was stomach carcinoma [or cancer]. He suffered from an illness that caused him to lose at least 80 pounds [or a lot of weight]. Sidney Poitier Diead In 2002 because of Heart Failure.