"Measure of a Man", 2001. Won a Grammy for Best Spoken Word Album.
1 Biographical Movie |
5 Print Biographies |
1 Portrayal |
2 Interviews |
7 Articles |
2 Pictorials |
6 Magazine Cover Photos |
Sir Sidney Poitier
6' 2½" (1.89 m)
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[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 ...
His performance as Virgil Tibbs in In the Heat of the Night
(1967) is ranked #20 on Premiere Magazine's 100 Greatest Movie Characters of All Time.