|Born||20 Februar 1927|
Miami, Florida, U.S.
|Citizenship||The Bahamas, Unitit States|
|Thrift||Actor, director, author, diplomat|
|Childer||6, including Sydney Tamiia Poitier|
|Service/branch||Unitit States Airmy|
|Years o service||1943–1944|
- Because Poitier is a citizen of The Bahamas, a Commonwealth realm, this is a substantive (as opposed to honorary) knighthood, which entitles him to the style "Sir". However, Poitier employs the title only in connection with his official ambassadorial duties.