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found: Gershwin, G. Porgy and Bess, 1959.
found: In the heat of the night [VR] 1998, c1967: opening credits, cast (Sidney Poitier)
found: Montaro Caine, 2013: ECIP t.p. (Sidney Poitier) data view (1st work of fiction)
found: Wikipedia, 03/10/2015 (Sidney Poitier is a Bahamian-American actor, film director, author and diplomat; b. February 20, 1927 in Miami, Florida)
found: African American National Biography, accessed September 7, 2014, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Poitier, Sidney; stage / screen actor, motion picture producer / director; born 20 February 1927 in Miami, Florida, United States; served in a medical unit during World War II (1944); a successful actor he also worked with Paul Newman and Barbra Streisand, among others, to form First Artists, an independent production company; published two autobiographies; won a Best Actor Tony Award (1960); was the first African American to win the Academy Award for Best Actor (1964); also received two Emmy awards, five NAACP Image awards, Lifetime Achievement awards from American Film Institute and the Screen Actors Guild; knighthood from Queen Elizabeth of England; an Honorary Academy Award (2002); Presidential Medal of Freedom (2009); became the first person of color to recieve a Gala Tribute by the Film Society of Lincoln Center (2011))