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As a youngster I was very impressed by his acting...... and his looks..... rest in peace Sydney
He was much much more than just a great actor.
He was a true movie star who dominated the screen, a man whose dignity, decency, and integrity was admired by and influenced people of all races, and played a key role in the 1960's civil rights movement.
The train scene with Tony Curtis in The Defiant Ones is one of the best visual metaphors of American society at that time.
Sidney Poitier was to Hollywood what Jackie Robinson was to baseball.
Rest In Peace...MISTER Tibbs.