Sidney Poitier, Best Actor 1963: MovieMonday.com

LILIES OF THE FIELD

(Drama - NR)

Sidney Poitier received his Oscar for playing the footloose handyman who helps five German nuns resettle and build a chapel in Arizona.


ABOUT SIDNEY POITIER (1924 - )

American leading man. Sidney Poitier's success in the sixties helped break the race barrier. Sidney Poitier was born in Miami and raised in the Bahamas.

He started his acting career on Broadway.

In 1958 Sidney Poitier was nominated for his performance in: THE DEFIANT ONES.

In 2002 Sidney Poitier was awarded a special life time achievement Oscar.

More about Sidney.

His directing (and acting) credits include:

BUCK AND THE PREACHER
A WARM DECEMBER
UPTOWN SATURDAY NIGHT
LET'S DO IT AGAIN

Directing credits only:

STIR CRAZY
HANKY PANKY
FAST FORWARD

Sidney Poitier's other credits include:

NO WAY OUT
RED BALL EXPRESS
GO MAN GO
THE BLACKBOARD JUNGLE
EDGE OF THE CITY
PORGY AND BESS
ALL THE YOUNG MEN
A RAISIN IN THE SUN
THE LONG SHIPS
THE GREATEST STORY EVER TOLD
THE BEDFORD INCIDENT
A PATCH OF BLUE
THE SLENDER THREAD
DUEL AT DIABLO
IN THE HEAT OF THE NIGHT
TO SIR WITH LOVE
GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER
FOR LOVE OF IVY
THEY CALL ME MISTER TIBBS
THE ORGANIZATION
THE WILBY CONSPIRACY
A PIECE OF THE ACTION
SHOOT TO KILL
LITTLE NIKITA
SNEAKERS
THE JACKAL

His television credits include:

SEPARATE BE EQUAL
A GOOD DAY TO DIE
TO SIR WITH LOVE 2
MANDELA AND DE KLERK
DAVID AND LISA
FREE OF EDEN
THE SIMPLE LIFE OF NOAH DEARBORN
THE LAST BRICKMAKER IN AMERICA

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