Sidney Poitier

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[[Image:TJSIGP229-2.jpg|thumb|right|400px|Sidney Poitier as Deputy Director Preston points his SIG P229 in ''[[Jackal, The|The Jackal]]''.]]
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[[Image:TJSIGP229-2.jpg|thumb|right|400px|Sidney Poitier (1927–2022) as Deputy Director Preston points his SIG P229 in ''[[Jackal, The|The Jackal]]''.]]
  
Sidney Poitier is an American actor who was the first African-American performer to receive an Academy Award for Best Actor (for the film ''Lilies of the Field''). He is also known for his role as Detective Virgil Tibbs in the film ''[[In the Heat of the Night]]'' and its two sequels.  In addition, he has appeared in such films as ''Guess Who's Coming to Dinner'', ''To Sir with Love'', ''[[The Jackal]]'', and ''[[Sneakers]]''.  He also is the father of actress [[Sydney Tamiia Poitier]].
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Sidney Poitier was an American actor who was the first African-American performer to receive an Academy Award for Best Actor (for the film ''Lilies of the Field''). He was also known for his role as Detective Virgil Tibbs in the film ''[[In the Heat of the Night]]'' and its two sequels.  In addition, he appeared in such films as ''Guess Who's Coming to Dinner'', ''To Sir with Love'', ''[[The Jackal]]'', and ''[[Sneakers]]''.  He also was the father of actress [[Sydney Tamiia Poitier]].
  
 
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Sidney Poitier (1927–2022) as Deputy Director Preston points his SIG P229 in The Jackal.

Sidney Poitier was an American actor who was the first African-American performer to receive an Academy Award for Best Actor (for the film Lilies of the Field). He was also known for his role as Detective Virgil Tibbs in the film In the Heat of the Night and its two sequels. In addition, he appeared in such films as Guess Who's Coming to Dinner, To Sir with Love, The Jackal, and Sneakers. He also was the father of actress Sydney Tamiia Poitier.

Sidney Poitier can be seen using the following weapons in the following films:

Film

Gun Character Title Note Date
M1 Carbine S/Sgt Towler All the Young Men . 1960
Smith & Wesson Model 20 Det. Virgil Tibbs In the Heat of the Night . 1967
Smith & Wesson Model 586 FBI Special Agent Warren Stantin Shoot to Kill . 1988
Smith & Wesson Model 36 Donald Crease Sneakers nickel 1992
Mossberg 590 Donald Crease Sneakers Mariner 1992
SIG-Sauer P229 FBI Deputy Director Carter Preston The Jackal . 1997


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