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Mandela and de Klerk Movie Poster

Mandela and de Klerk

On June 12, 1964, political activist Nelson Mandela (Sidney Poitier) is sentenced to life in prison for treason against the South African state....

Screen Actors Guild Awards (1997)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
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Nominated
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie
In the Heat of the Night Movie Poster

In the Heat of the Night

African-American Philadelphia police detective Virgil Tibbs (Sidney Poitier) is arrested on suspicion of murder by Bill Gillespie (Rod Steiger),...

Nominated
Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama

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