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Sidney Poitier is most famous for being the first black actor to win an Academy Award as Leading Actor. He did not attend college. Instead, he spent his early life as a member of the U.S. Army.

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11y ago

yes he went to school at Bridgman university

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15y ago

Sidney Poiter never attended college. He was taught to read at the age of 17 by a Jewish waiter at the restaurant he worked at as a dishwasher.

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14y ago

I believe that Sidney Poitier did not attend college. He joined the United States Army in 1944. After that he work menial jobs in New York until he got a role at the American Negro Theatre.

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WHERE DID SIDNEY POITIER GO TO SCHOOL WHEN HE WAS YOUNGER

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