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Joanna Shimkus

Joanna Shimkus

Canadian actress
Joanna Marie Shimkus is a Canadian film actress. She is the widow of actor Sidney Poitier and mother of actress Sydney Tamiia Poitier.Wikipedia
BornOctober 30, 1943
HometownHalifax, Canada
SpouseSidney Poitier
ChildrenSydney Tamiia Poitier
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‘Sidney’ Review: Top Black Talents Pay Homage to Poitier’s Legacy in Oprah Winfrey-Produced Doc

  • A pioneering movie star intensely aware of his place in film history, Sidney Poitier published no fewer than three autobiographies during his life, generously sharing what he’d lived and learned with those who’d appreciated his work in films such as “In the Heat of the Night” and “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner.” But words can […]
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