Sidney Poitier dead at 94

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An amazing actor. I was impressed in pretty much everything I saw him in, but I remember most fondly his "Lillies of the Field". It was less over the top powerful than his role in "In the Heat of the Night" but it was in its own way an even more commanding performance.
 
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I was impressed in pretty much everything I saw him in, but I remember most fondly his "Lillies of the Field". It was less over the top powerful than his role in "In the Heat of the Night" but it was in its own way an even more commanding performance.
And "To Sir, with Love (1967)", which is an uplifting story.

Edit/upate: I just remembered "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner" (1967). Sidney Portier starred with Kathryn Hepburn, Spencer Tracy and Hepburn's niece Katharine Houghton. It was way out there for 1967.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guess_Who's_Coming_to_Dinner
 
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I remember most fondly his "Lillies of the Field". It was less over the top powerful than his role in "In the Heat of the Night" but it was in its own way an even more commanding performance.
He got the best actor Oscar for Lillies of the Field(!)
 
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