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Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Happy Birthday, Mr. Sidney Poitier!
Happy 86th birthday, Mr. Sidney Poitier! An American icon and one of the most revered actors in Hollywood history, in 1963 Poitier became the first black person to win an Academy Award for Best Actor for his role in Lilies of the Field. In his book Life Beyond Measure, Poitier shares his experience, wisdom, and hope through letters to his great-granddaughter.