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Sidney Poitier

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    Sidney Poitier Made Oscar History Today… Black Actors & The Best Actor Academy Award

    Today in history, April 13th, 1964... Sidney Poitier became the first black performer in a leading role to win an Oscar for his role in Lilies Of The Field. He also holds the record for the the youngest black actor to win the Best Actor Oscar, at age 37. This would be Poitier's second nomination for...

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    Precious Moments At Oscar Ball

    Presenting honorary Oscars at a separate event, held in November, has proven to be a win-win for the Academy and the worthy recipients. It also gathers a formidable array of Hollywood A-listers in one room. Wanting to soak it all in, I didn’t shoot as many photos as I should have, I suppose, but I d...

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    Sidney Poitier To Publish First Sci-Fi Novel

    Legend Sidney Poitier has already published two highly regarded and successful books of memoirs. Now he's venturing into a whole new field altogether.

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    Sidney Poitier Feted At Bahamas’ 40th Independence Anniversary; Landmarks Named After Him

    At 85 years old, he's one of the few legends of his generation still alive...

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    Sidney Poitier To Be Honored w/ Lifetime Achievement Award By California African American Museum

    Living legend, and oldest Best Actor Oscar winner alive, Sidney Poitier, will honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award by the California African American Museum (CAAM), in a gala dinner on October 6.

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    With Ernest Borgnine's Death, Sidney Poitier Becomes Oldest Best Actor Oscar Winner Alive

    Not necessarily something to celebrate (given what happened that led to it), but I thought it was worth mentioning that, with the recent death of the great Ernest Borgnine on Sunday, Sidney Poitier became the oldest Best Actor Academy Award winner alive.

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