Happy Birthday, Sidney Poitier, Pione...

Happy Birthday, Sidney Poitier, Pioneering African-American Actor

There are 3 comments on the findingDulcinea story from Feb 20, 2009, titled Happy Birthday, Sidney Poitier, Pioneering African-American Actor. In it, findingDulcinea reports that:

Sidney Poitier was the child of tomato farmers in the Bahamas. He moved to New York as a teenager and worked as a dishwasher until a successful audition landed him a spot with the American Negro Theater.

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Nicky Rolle

Nassau, Bahamas

#1 Feb 19, 2010
Happy Birthday Mr. Poitier
liliane de rose

Toronto, Canada

#2 Feb 20, 2010
happy birthday mister Sidney Poitiers 'SIR' I enjoyed your
movies.All the best to you.
Lucy

Czech Republic

#3 Mar 4, 2010
Now that the Oscars are coming up, I'm trying to remember when he got his lifetime achievement award. When was it?

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