So much has been said in the media about the sad news of Sidney Poitier’s passing, the following photos are my small tribute to this fine actor who blazed a trail for others.
Playing a High School student in BLACKBOARD JUNGLE.
I haven’t seen either “A Raisin In The Sun” or “Lilies of the Field”, but hope to catch up with them soon.
Best Actor Oscar for LILIES OF THE FIELD.
The ending where the class have given their teacher a present.
”They Call Me MR.TIBBS.”
On the set of ”IN THE HEAT OF THE NIGHT:
The ending of “In The Heat of the Night”.
With his wife, Joanna Shimkus.( Married in 1976).