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Sydney Tamiia Poitier is an American actress known for her role in the movie ‘Grindhouse.’

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BirthdayNovember 15, 1973
NationalityAmerican
FamousBlack Actresses, Film & Theater Personalities, Actresses
City/StateCalifornia
SpousesDorian Heartsong (m. 2012)
SiblingsAnika (older sister) and Pamela, Beverly, Sherri and Gina (half-sisters)
Universities
  • Tisch School of the Arts
  • New York University
  • Stella Adler Studio of Acting
Birth PlaceLos Angeles, California, USA
Height180cm
GenderFemale
FatherSidney Poitier
MotherJoanna Shimkus
Net Worth$5 million
Sun SignScorpio
Born inLos Angeles, California, USA
Famous asActress

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Who is Sydney Tamiia Poitier?

Sydney Tamiia Poitier is an American film and television actress who has done a number of TV dramas and movies in her career. On television, she has starred in the shows ‘First Years’, ‘Abby’, ‘Joan of Arcadia’ and ‘Knight Rider’. On the silver screen, she has acted in the movies ‘True Crime’, ‘Nine Lives’, ‘Hood of Horror’ and ‘Clinical’. Poitier has also done several short films till date, the notable ones being ‘Page 36’, ‘Yard Sale’, ‘Big Tweet’, ‘Flawed’ and ‘The List’ and ‘Blues’. In addition, she has appeared on a web series titled ‘Kendra’. Once featured as one of the ‘50 Most Beautiful People’ by People Magazine, Poitier is an inspiration for many young talents in the industry. Her stupendous acting talent has earned her millions of fans all across the globe. Poitier who is not active on social media is a private person in real life and stays away from the media most of the time. However, she still makes it a priority to attend awards functions and other events in order to meet and greet others from her profession.

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Career

Sydney Tamiia Poitier first acted in the TV movie ‘Free of Eden’ in 1998. She then appeared in the mystery drama flick ‘True Crime’ and the TV movie ‘Noah's Ark’ in 1999. After this, she was cast as Riley Kessler in the series ‘First Years’. The actress then started playing the role of Abigail Newman in the drama ‘Abby’. Then after featuring in an episode of ‘The Twilight Zone’, Poitier was cast as Rebecca Askew in the fantasy/family drama ‘Joan of Arcadia’ in 2003. A year later, she acted in the series ‘Veronica Mars’.

Then she did the short films ‘The List’ and ‘Blues’ in 2007 and 2008 respectively. Poitier then began portraying the character of Carrie Rivai on the series ‘Knight Rider’ in 2008. Two years later, she acted in the short films ‘Page 36’ and ‘Yard Sale’. After appearing in another short film ‘Big Tweet’ in 2011, the American artiste did the web series ‘Kendra’. She then joined the cast of the drama ‘Chicago P.D’ in 2014. The same year, she appeared in the short film ‘Flawed’. After this, she acted in the movies ‘Too Late’ and ‘Clinical’ in 2015 and 2017 respectively.

Personal Life

Sydney Tamiia Poitier was born on November 15, 1973, in Los Angeles, California, USA, to Canadian former actress Joanna Shimkus and Bahamian-American actor Sidney Poitier. She has an older sister named Anika as well as four half-sisters, Pamela, Sherri, Gina and Beverly from her father’s previous relationship.

Poitier studied at the Tisch School of the Arts and earned her bachelor's degree in acting from there. She later on attended the Stella Adler Studio of Acting. Coming to the actress’ love life, she is married to Dorian Heartsong and has a daughter with him.

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  • // 15th Nov 1973
    Sydney Tamiia Poitier was born on November 15, 1973, in Los Angeles, California, USA, to Canadian former actress Joanna Shimkus and Bahamian-American actor Sidney Poitier. She has an older sister named Anika as well as four half-sisters, Pamela, Sherri, Gina and Beverly from her father’s previous relationship.

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  • What is Sydney Tamiia Poitier birthday?

    Sydney Tamiia Poitier was born at 1973-11-15

  • Where is Sydney Tamiia Poitier's birth place?

    Sydney Tamiia Poitier was born in Los Angeles, California, USA

  • What is Sydney Tamiia Poitier nationalities?

    Sydney Tamiia Poitier's nationalities is American

  • Who is Sydney Tamiia Poitier spouses?

    Sydney Tamiia Poitier's spouses is Dorian Heartsong (m. 2012)

  • Who is Sydney Tamiia Poitier siblings?

    Sydney Tamiia Poitier's siblings is Anika (older sister) and Pamela, Beverly, Sherri and Gina (half-sisters)

  • What was Sydney Tamiia Poitier universities?

    Sydney Tamiia Poitier studied at Tisch School of the Arts, New York University, Stella Adler Studio of Acting

  • How tall is Sydney Tamiia Poitier?

    Sydney Tamiia Poitier's height is 180

  • Who is Sydney Tamiia Poitier's father?

    Sydney Tamiia Poitier's father is Sidney Poitier

  • Who is Sydney Tamiia Poitier's mother?

    Sydney Tamiia Poitier's mother is Joanna Shimkus

  • What is Sydney Tamiia Poitier's sun sign?

    Sydney Tamiia Poitier is Scorpio

  • How famous is Sydney Tamiia Poitier?

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