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Sidney Poitier

  • Born: February 20, 1927
  • Birthplace: Miami, Florida
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        Docudrama
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        Separate but Equal
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        Docudrama
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        Docudrama
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        Action/Adventure
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        The Organization
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        Action/Adventure
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