1992: Sidney Poitier
FILMOGRAPHY (as of award year)
  • THE LAST BRICKMAKER IN AMERICA (2001) ....Henry Cobb
    Television Actor
  • THE SIMPLE LIFE OF NOAH DEARBORN (1999) ....Noah Dearborn
    Television Actor
  • FREE OF EDEN (1999) ....Will Cleamons
    Television Actor/Producer
  • SCANDALIZE MY NAME: STORIES FROM THE BLACKLIST (1998) ....Reverend Msimangu
    Motion Picture Actor
  • DAVID AND LISA (1998) ....Dr. Jack Miller
    Television Actor
  • THE JACKAL (1997) ....Carter Preston
    Motion Picture Actor
  • MANDELA AND DE KLERK (1997) ....Nelson Mandela
    Television Actor
  • TO SIR WITH LOVE 2 (1996) ....Mark Thackeray
    Television Actor
  • A GOOD DAY TO DIE (1995) ....Gypsy Smith

    Television Actor
  • SNEAKERS (1992) ....Donald Crease
    Motion Picture Actor
  • SEPARATE BUT EQUAL (1991) ....Thurgood Marshall
    Television Actor

  • GHOST DAD (1990)
    Motion Picture Director

  • LITTLE NIKITA (1988) ....Roy Parmenter
    Motion Picture Actor

  • SHOOT TO KILL (1988) ....Warren Stantin
    Motion Picture Actor

  • FAST FORWARD (1985)
    Motion Picture Director

  • HANKY PANKY (1982)
    Motion Picture Director

  • STIR CRAZY (1980)
    Motion Picture Director

  • A PIECE OF THE ACTION (1977) ....Manny Durrell
    Motion Picture Director/Actor

  • LET'S DO IT AGAIN (1975) ....Clyde Williams
    Motion Picture Director/Actor

  • THE WILBY CONSPIRACY (1975) ....Shack Twala
    Motion Picture Actor

  • UPTOWN SATURDAY NIGHT (1974) ....Steve Jackson
    Motion Picture Director/Actor

  • A WARM DECEMBER (1973) ....Matt Younger
    Motion Picture Director/Actor

  • BUCK AND THE PREACHER (1972) ....Buck
    Motion Picture Director/Actor

  • BROTHER JOHN (1971) ....John Kane
    Motion Picture Actor

  • THE ORGANIZATION (1971) .... Lieutenant Virgil Tibbs
    Motion Picture Actor

  • KING: A FILMED RECORD-MONTGOMERY TO MEMPHIS (1970) ....Narrator
    Motion Picture Actor

  • THEY CALL ME MISTER TIBBS! (1970) ....Lieutenant Virgil Tibbs
    Motion Picture Actor

  • THE LOST MAN (1969) ....Jason Higgs
    Motion Picture Actor

  • FOR LOVE OF IVY (1968) ....Jack Parks
    Motion Picture Actor

  • GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER (1967) ....John Wade Prentice
    Motion Picture Actor

  • IN THE HEAT OF THE NIGHT (1967) ....Detective Virgil Tibbs
    Motion Picture Actor

  • TO SIR, WITH LOVE (1967) ....Mark Thackeray
    Motion Picture Actor

  • DUEL AT DIABLO (1966) ....Toller
    Motion Picture Actor

  • THE SLENDER THREAD (1966) ....Alan Newell
    Motion Picture Actor

  • A PATCH OF BLUE (1965) ....Gordon Ralfe
    Motion Picture Actor

  • THE BEDFORD INCIDENT (1965) ....Ben Munceford
    Motion Picture Actor

  • THE GREATEST STORY EVER TOLD (1965) ....Simon of Cyrene
    Motion Picture Actor

  • THE LONG SHIPS (1964) ....Aly Mansuh
    Motion Picture Actor

  • LILIES OF THE FIELD (1963) ....Homer Smith
    Motion Picture Actor

  • PRESSURE POINT (1962) ....Doctor
    Motion Picture Actor

  • A RAISIN IN THE SUN (1961) ....Walter Lee Younger
    Motion Picture Actor

  • PARIS BLUES (1961) ....Eddie Cook
    Motion Picture Actor

  • ALL THE YOUNG MEN (1960) ....Sgt. Eddie Towler
    Motion Picture Actor

  • A RAISIN IN THE SUN (1959) ....Walter Lee Younger
    Selected Theatre Actor

  • PORGY AND BESS (1959) ....Porgy
    Motion Picture Actor

  • THE DEFIANT ONES (1958) ....Noah Cullen
    Motion Picture Actor

  • VIRGIN ISLAND (1958) ....Marcus
    Motion Picture Actor

  • BAND OF ANGELES (1957) ....Rau-Rau
    Motion Picture Actor

  • THE MARK OF THE HAWK (1957) ....Obam
    Motion Picture Actor

  • EDGE OF THE CITY (1957) ....Tommy Tyler
    Motion Picture Actor

  • SOMETHING OF VALUE (1957) ....Kimani Wa Karanja
    Motion Picture Actor

  • GOOD-BYE, MY LADY (1956) ....Gates
    Motion Picture Actor
  • BLACKBOARD JUNGLE (1955) ....Gregory W. Miller
    Motion Picture Actor

  • GO, MAN, GO! (1954) ....Inman Jackson
    Motion Picture Actor
  • RED BALL EXPRESS (1952) ....Corporal Andrew Robertson
    Motion Picture Actor

  • CRY, THE BELOVED COUNTRY (1951) ....Reverend Msimangu
    Motion Picture Actor
  • NO WAY OUT (1950) ....Doctor Luther Brooks
    Motion Picture Actor

  • FROM WHENCE COMETH MY HELP (1949)
    Motion Picture Actor

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