Sydney Tamiia Poitier is a famous Bahamian-American television and film actress. She made her film debut with “Park Day” in 1998; in the same year, she made her television debut with the show “Free Of Eden.”
She came eyes of the people after doing the TV show “First Years” in 2001, where she acted as ‘Riley Kessler‘ (main role), written by Mark. B Perry and Jill Gordon. She was born on 15 November 1973 (age 47 years as of 2020).
Tamiia worked in many more movies and tv shows like “True Crime” (movie), “happy birthday” (movie), “Hood of Horror” (movie), “The List” (movie), “Noah’s Ark” (TV), “The Twilight Zone” (TV), “Carter” (TV), and more.
|Real Name||Sydney Tamiia Poitier|
|Other Name||Sydney Poitier Heartsong|
|Profession||Television and Film Actress|
|Date of Birth||15 November 1973|
|Age (as in 2020)||47 years|
|Birthplace||Los Angeles, California, USA|
|Education||NYU's Tisch School of the Arts
|Collage/University||New York University|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 180cm
in meters- 1.80m
in feet inches- 5'11"
|Weight||in kilograms- N/A
in pounds- N/A
|Debut||Movie: Park Day (1998)
TV: Free of Eden (1998)
|Awards & Achievements||N/A|
|Relationships & Affairs|
|Spouse Name||Dorian Heartsong|
|Childrens||Daughter: A'Zalia Delancey Coffey|
|Parents||Father- Sydney Poitier
Mother- Joanna Shimkus
Sister- Anika, Half-sisters: Pamela, Beverly, Gina, Sherri
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|Net Worth||$5 Million|
- She was born in Los Angeles, California, USA. Her date of birth is 15th November 1973. She is also known as Sydney Poitier Heartsong.
- Her father, Sidney Poitier, is a Bahamian-American actor, and her mother, Joanna Shimkus, is a Canadian actress.
- Her older sister’s name is Anika, she also has four half-sisters from her father’s first marriage, and their name is Sherri, Beverly, Gina, and Pamela.
- She earned a bachelor’s degree from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts and attended Stella Adler Studio of Acting to learn acting.
- In 2007 she worked in the film “Death Proof,” where she acted as Jungle Julie.
- In the same year, she worked on another film, “The List,” an American thriller film in which she played the role of Cecile.
- She acted as Clara in the film “Clinical” in 2017, an American horror-thriller film directed by Alistair Legrand and written by Luke Harvis.
- In 2004 she worked in the TV show “Veronica Mars,” an American teen noir mystery drama, where she acted as Mallory Dent.
- From 2008-2009 she worked in the TV show “Knight Rider,” an American action television series, where she played the main role of Carrie Rivai.
- She played the main role of Det. Sam Shaw in the TV show” Carter,” a Canadian television crime comedy-drama series created by Garry Campbell.
- Sydney married Dorian Heartsong in 2012, and they have one child.
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