Sydney Tamiia Poitier is an American television and film actress. She is best known for portraying in the movies like ‘Death Proof’ (2007), ‘Grindhouse’ (2007), and ‘True Crime’ (1999). She has also appeared in the TV series The Twilight Zone, Abby, Veronica Mars, And Greys Anatomy.
She debuted her career in the late 90s from the NBC drama series, First Years, which was canceled after three episodes. She starred in Quentin Tarantino's Death Proof and Grindhouse.
She portrayed Clara in a 2017 horror-thriller Clinical. She has appeared in TV series like Homecoming and Carter in 2018.
Early Life And Education Of Sydney Tamiia Poitier
Sydney Tamiia Poitier was born on November 15, 1973, in Los Angeles, United States of America. She belongs to American nationality, and her ethnicity is black. She was born to Sidney Poitier and Jonna Shimkus. Her father was an American actor and director who won the first black Academy Award winner for Best Actor in 1994.
Sydney Tamiia Poitier’s mother is also a Canadian former actress. She has an older sister named Anika and has four stepsisters named Beverly, Pamela, Gina, and Sherri, from her father’s first marriage with Juanita Hardy. She received her bachelor’s degree in acting from Tisch School of the Arts. Later she also attended Stella Adler Studio of Acting.
Sydney Tamiia Poitier's Professional Career
Sydney Tamiia Poitier predictably obtained an attentiveness in acting from her father. However, she did not follow it professionally for years. She was involved in high school infrequent production for her acting, but she was not able to improve it seriously until she attended the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University.
There Sydney Tamiia Poitier got the lucky chance to participate in large-scale productions such as Titus Andronicus. After finishing Sydney’s initial schooling, she moved to the Stella Adler Conservatory to attend extra acting lessons where she learned from Benicio Del Toro, Robert De Niro, Salam Hayek, and many others.
Sydney Tamiia Poitier made her screen first showing in the small 1998 indie Park Day before she received an offer to star as a lost dropout in the 1999 TV movie ‘Free of Eden’. After a few months, she appeared in ‘True Crime’.
Sydney Tamiia Poitier has made a big break from 2007 American exploitation film ‘Death Proof’. In which she played alongside Kurt Russell, Vanessa Ferlito, Rosario Dawson, and many others. She guest featured on two parts of Private Practice in 2011.
Sydney Tamiia Poitier's Net Worth And Salary
Sydney Tamiia Poitier has collected a large amount of money from her career which as per some authorized sources can be believed to be over $3 million in 2018. In the year 2007, she was a cast in the horror movie Death Proof which became the huge hit at the box office grossing over $30 million. In the movie, she shared the screen alongside Rosario Dawson, Vanessa Ferlito, Jordan Ladd, Rose McGowan, and Sydney Tamiia Poitier.
Sydney Tamiia Poitier's Personal life And Relationship
Sydney Tamiia Poitier has been married to her long-term boyfriend Dorian Heartsong in 2012. They got married in the Church Estate Vineyards among families and companions. In spite of the remaining couple for four years, the couple is running smoothly without any divorce rumors yet.
Sydney Tamiia Poitier and her husband welcomed their first daughter named A’Zalia Delancey Coffey, was born on May 14, 2015. Her husband is an American composer and producer, is Los Angeles California based artist.
Sydney Tamiia Poitier's Body Measurement
- Sydney Tamiia Poitier has a slim body and she looks like a beauty with her curly hair and charming face.
- Tamiia's height stands tall at the height of 5' 9½" (1.77 m)
- Weighs: 59kg.
- Age: November 15, 1973 (age 45)
- Body Measurement: 34-23-33 inch
by Bchrome, 2017-03-19 11:15:23