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How old was Sidney Poitier in the movie In the Heat of the Night?

Sidney Poitier was 39 in In the Heat of the Night when he played the character 'Det. Virgil Tibbs'.

That was over 55 years ago in 1967.

Today he is 95, and has starred in 58 movies in total, 31 since In the Heat of the Night was released.

How old do you think he looks in the movie?

In In the Heat of the Night, I think Sidney Poitier looks:

Did you know?

In the Heat of the Night scores 7.6 out of 10 on The Movie Database.

Sidney Poitier's first acting role was as 'Dr. Luther Brooks' in No Way Out, released in 1950 when he was 23.

Also aged 39 in their movies

The cast of In the Heat of the Night

Sidney Poitier in other movies