Sidney Poitier

NOUN
  1. United States film actor and director (born in 1927)
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How To Use Sidney Poitier In A Sentence

  • Curtis earned an Academy Award nomination for his performance in 1958's "The Defiant Ones, " playing an escaped racist convict chained to a black prisoner, portrayed by Sidney Poitier.
  • In film portrayals of African Americans, by the early 1970s, the sexless and self-sacrificing characters played by Sidney Poitier during the civil rights era had been replaced by hypersexual superheroes who had achieved spectacular wealth by means other than “working for the Man.” A Renegade History of the United States
  • Actor Sidney Poitier was honoured with a Life Achievement Award.
  • Actor Sidney Poitier was honoured with a Life Achievement Award.
  • The Defiant Ones (1958) - When convicts John "Joker" Jackson (Curtis) and Noah Cullen (Sidney Poitier) escape a chain gang manacled together, they must put aside their mutual antipathy. John Farr: Two Passing Greats: A Tribute to Arthur Penn and Tony Curtis
  • Curtis earned an Academy Award nomination for his performance in 1958's "The Defiant Ones, " playing an escaped racist convict chained to a black prisoner, portrayed by Sidney Poitier.
  • To me, when it comes to black actors, Morgan Freeman ranks second, beneath Sidney Poitier.
  • In film portrayals of African Americans, by the early 1970s, the sexless and self-sacrificing characters played by Sidney Poitier during the civil rights era had been replaced by hypersexual superheroes who had achieved spectacular wealth by means other than “working for the Man.” A Renegade History of the United States
  • Actor Sidney Poitier was honoured with a Life Achievement Award.
  • Washington was just a child when he saw Sidney Poitier become the first black actor to win an Oscar for a leading role.
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