Definition of Poitier, Sidney in English:

Poitier, Sidney

proper noun

  • (born 1927), US actor and movie director, of Bahamian descent; the first black US actor to achieve superstar status. Notable movies: "Lilies of the Field" (1963), "In the Heat of the Night" (1967), and "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner" (1967)

Pronunciation

Poitier, Sidney

/pwätˈyā/