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Sidney Poitier broke off his engagement from Diahann Carroll in 1961. They had been engaged for 1 year. Sidney Poitier is currently married to Joanna Shimkus.

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Sidney Poitier

Entertainment - Actor

Why Famous: Guess Who's Coming to Dinner, film

Age: 90 (b. 2/20/1927)

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Diahann Carroll

Entertainment - Actress

Why Famous: Fourth Wife of Vic Damone

Age: 81 (b. 7/17/1935)

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Event Start Date Length
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Engaged 1960 1 year
Broken Engagement 1961 --
 Total1 year*

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