Sidney Poitier

1927 - Today

Sidney Poitier

Sidney Poitier (; born February 20, 1927) is a Bahamian-American actor, film director, and ambassador. In 1964 Poitier became the first black male and Afro-Bahamian actor to win an Academy Award for Best Actor, having been nominated for the award twice. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sidney Poitier has received more than 7,135,065 page views. His biography is available in 77 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 245th most popular actor.

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  • 7.1M

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  • 65.48

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  • 77

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.76

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 6.17

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Sidney Poitier ranks 244 out of 8,832Before him are Warren Beatty, John Cazale, Jeremy Irons, Bela Lugosi, Michael J. Fox, and Leonard Nimoy. After him are Willem Dafoe, James Caan, Kim Basinger, Timothy Dalton, Lída Baarová, and Sean Penn.

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Among people born in 1927, Sidney Poitier ranks 20Before him are László Kubala, Vladimir Komarov, Lawrence Kohlberg, Kim Young-sam, Niklas Luhmann, and Janet Leigh. After him are Princess Joséphine Charlotte of Belgium, Maurice Béjart, Albert Uderzo, Simone Veil, Harry Belafonte, and Martin Lewis Perl.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Sidney Poitier ranks 480 out of 12,171Before him are Susan Sontag (1933), John Cazale (1935), Washington Irving (1783), Shaquille O'Neal (1972), Lady Gaga (1986), and Leonard Nimoy (1931). After him are Margaret Brown (1867), Willem Dafoe (1955), Gertrude B. Elion (1918), Chester W. Nimitz (1885), Lewis H. Morgan (1818), and Zodiac Killer (1940).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Sidney Poitier ranks 125Before him are Jared Leto (1971), Natalie Wood (1938), Michael Landon (1936), Warren Beatty (1937), John Cazale (1935), and Leonard Nimoy (1931). After him are Willem Dafoe (1955), James Caan (1940), Kim Basinger (1953), Sean Penn (1960), George Peppard (1928), and Burt Reynolds (1936).