Spoken Word Recording:
Poetry of the Black Man (United Artists UAS-6693)
Sir Sidney Poitier
6' 2½" (1.89 m)
Did You Know?
[re writer/director Richard Brooks
] He was both intense and very feeling, very human. He had a wonderful, wonderful sense of other people. He was not particularly enamored of himself. He was the kind off guy who had a sense of fairness, and he employed that sense in his life, and in his work, so that some people were surprised at him, some people deeply loved him, and some people were just put ...
Premiere Magazine ranked him as #20 on a list of the Greatest Movie Stars of All Time in their Stars in Our Constellation feature (2005).