POITIER, SIDNEY (1927- )
Bahamian-American actor, film director, author, and ambassador.
SB: Signed Book: The Measure of a Man: A Spiritual Autobiography; Harper San Francisco 2000. Bears lengthy bold dedication, signature and date to a university president. Very good to fine. Accompanied by a boxed audio recording set.
Mr. Poitier won an Academy Award for Best Actor, the first black male and Afro-Bahamian actor to win that award, and was nominated a second time. He was nominated six times for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor and the British Academy of Film and Television Arts Award for Best Foreign Actor. He is a former Bahamian Ambassador to Japan.
NOTA BENE: This is one of several dozen books from the estate of President and Mrs. William R. Greiner, University of Buffalo. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of this book will benefit the University of Buffalo Division of Athletics, near and dear to the Greiners.