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Sidney Poitier has been married to Joanna Shimkus since January 23, 1976. They have been married for 40.8 years.

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Sidney Poitier

Entertainment - Actor

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

Age: 89 (b. 2/20/1927)

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Joanna Shimkus

Entertainment - Actress

Why Famous: Spouse of Sidney Poitier

Age: 72 (b. 10/30/1943)


Joanna Shimkus' Relationships (1)

Relationship Timeline

Event Start Date Length
Dating 1971 --
Engaged n/a --
Married 1/23/1976 40.7 years
 Total45.9 years

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Children of this Relationship

Name Born Age Gender Type
Anika2/29/197244 yrs.FemaleBiological
Sydney Tamiia11/15/197342 yrs.FemaleBiological

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