Sidney Poitier turns 80

Sidney Poitier turns 80

In The Heat Of The Night star Sidney Poitier, who became the first black actor to receive an Oscar for a leading role when he won an Academy Award in 1963 for Lilies Of The Field, celebrates his 80th birthday today

Photo: Getty Images

Tuesday February 20, 2007

Previous News In Pictures:

Follow us on

News in pictures