Porgy and Bess
(performer: "They Pass By Singin'", "I Got Plenty o' Nuttin'", "Bess, You Is My Woman Now", "I Loves You Porgy", "O Bess, O Where's My Bess", "Finale: O Lawd, I'm On My Way")
Stage: Appeared on Broadway
in "A Raisin in the Sun", for which he was nominated for a Tony award
1 Biographical Movie
5 Print Biographies
4 Magazine Cover Photos
Sir Sidney Poitier
6' 2½" (1.89 m)
Did You Know?
We all suffer from the preoccupation that there exists ... in the loved one, perfection.
His performance as Virgil Tibbs in
In the Heat of the Night
is ranked #20 on Premiere Magazine's 100 Greatest Movie Characters of All Time.