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Sidney Poitier's Profile

Brief about Sidney Poitier: By info that we know Sidney Poitier was born at 1924-02-20. And also Sidney Poitier is American Actor.

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I was the only Black person on the set. It was unusual for me to be in a circumstance in which every move I made was tantamount to representation of 18 million people.

Tags: Black, Million, Move

An appreciable number of directors have shifted to lower-cost films, allowing them to be satisfied with a more modest return.

Tags: Films, Number, Return

Far as I can tell, I still have most of my hair, my gut is not hanging over my belt, and I still have all of my teeth.

Tags: Far, Hair, Tell

History passes the final judgment.

Tags: Final, History, Judgment

I always wanted to be someone better the next day than I was the day before.

Tags: Next, Someone, Wanted

I don't very often read novels.

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I get offered work these days.

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I had learned something of Miami from people who had visited there, so I knew what to expect.

Tags: Expect, Knew, Learned

I had to satisfy the action fans, the romantic fans, the intellectual fans. It was a terrific burden.

Tags: Action, Fans, Romantic

I had two roles for which I compromised.

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I sometimes like the pictures photographers take of me.

Tags: Pictures, Sometimes

I wanted to look at them because I feel, internally, that I am an ordinary person who has had an extraordinary life.

Tags: Life, Ordinary, Wanted

I was not the kind of a principal player that was so in demand that eight or 10 or 12 scripts came per month.

Tags: Demand, Month, Player

I'd seen my father. He was a poor man, and I watched him do astonishing things.

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I'll always be chasing you... Glory.

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I'm going to quit writing.

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I'm not a library.

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If you apply reason and logic to this career of mine, you're not going to get very far. You simply won't.

Tags: Career, Far, Reason

In America, it is difficult to be your own man.

Tags: America, Difficult

In my case, the body of work stands for itself... I think my work has been representative of me as a man.

Tags: Body, Stands, Work