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Sidney Poitier by Andy Gotts. American actor, film director, author, & diplomat. In 1963, Poitier became the first black person to win an Academy Award for Best Actor[2] for his role in Lilies of the Field.

Today in Black History, 2/20/2014 - Sidney Poitier, actor, director, author and diplomat, became the first Black man to win the Academy Award for Best Actor for his role in “Lilies of the Field.” For more info, check out today's blog!

Stephen Glenn "Steve" Martin (born August 14, 1945) is an American actor, comedian, author, playwright, producer, musician and composer.