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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....

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie
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Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
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),...

Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama

Sidney Poitier in the news

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