Sidney Poitier's 15 Greatest Roles

Posted in Entertainment on Jan 20th, 2019

Sydney Poitier paved the way for African-Americans in the American film industry. Many of his roles have become classics. Read on to discover his most memorable roles. Chances are, you've seen one!

15.  No Way Out

Poitier’s first film role was in the 1950 movie No Way Out. He played a doctor who treated a bigoted Caucasian man. This was the first of many films that explored race and race relations. It lead to roles in movies that were more substantial than other African-American actors received at the time.

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