Actor Sidney Poitier reflects on his incredible journey from life on a remote island in the Bahamas to the silver screen. Don’t miss the first of his two-part Oprah’s Master Class Sunday, April 22, at 10/9c!
In April 1997, Poitier was appointed Ambassador of the Bahamas to Japan, a position he currently holds. He is also the Ambassador of the Bahamas to UNESCO. He began his film career in 1947 as an extra. He won an Oscar 1964 and was received a Kennedy Lifetime Achievement Award in 1995.
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FIRST LOOK : Oprah Winfrey’s Master Class With Sidney Poitier On OWN was originally published on elev8.com