Sidney Poitier turns 80

Tuesday February 20, 2007

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

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