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Joanna Shimkus

Actress
Female
Born Oct 30, 1943

Joanna Shimkus, Lady Poitier, is a former Canadian actress. She is married to Bahamian-American actor and diplomat Sir Sidney Poitier.

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  • Jay Weston: Sidney Poitier's New Novel Is Superb!
    Huffington Post - Jun 19, 2013
  • Limonov, Une Vie De Merde Blog Le Monde (Blog)
    Google News - Sep 11, 2011
  • Morgan Freeman Honored By Afi Washington Post
    Google News - Jun 17, 2011
  • Legendary Sidney Poitier Coming To The Jube Edmonton Journal
    Google News - Jun 02, 2011

Timeline

Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Joanna Shimkus.

CHILDHOOD

1943 Birth Born on October 30, 1943.

TWENTIES

1964 20 Years Old She made her debut in 1964, in Jean Aurel's film De l'amour. … Read More

THIRTIES

1976 32 Years Old She married actor Sir Sidney Poitier, K.B.E., in 1976, and has two daughters with Poitier, Anika and Sydney Tamiia, who also is an actress.
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