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Joanna Shimkus

Joanna Shimkus was born on October 30, 1943 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. She is an actress and producer, known for The Virgin and the Gypsy (1970), Zita (1968) and A Time for Loving (1972). She has been married to Sidney Poitier since January 22, 1976. They have two children. See full bio »

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  The Force (TV Movie)
Margaret Winters
 2010 Yard Sale (Short)
The Boss
 1972 A Time for Loving
Joan McLaine
 1970 The Virgin and the Gypsy
 1969 The Uninvited
 1969 The Lost Man
Cathy Ellis
 1968 La prisonnière
Une invitée au vernissage (uncredited)
 1968 Ho!
 1968 Boom!
Miss Black
 1968 Zita
 1967 The Last Adventure
 1965 Idoli controluce
 1965 Les cinq dernières minutes (TV Series)
- Des fleurs pour l'inspecteur (1965) ... Greta (as Joanna Schimkus)
 1965 Paris vu par...
Monica (segment "Montparnasse-Levallois")
 1964 De l'amour
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Alternate Names:

Joanna Shimkus Poitier | Lady Poitier | Joanna Schimkus | Johanna Shimkus

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