Birth Date: November 15, 1973 / Age: 39
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, USA
Also Credited as: Sydney Poitier
Biography: Sydney Tamiia Poitier (born November 15, 1973, in Los Angeles, California, USA) is an American actress best known for her work on television. She was a recurring character in season one of Joan of Arcadia, where she played Rebecca Askew, the love interest of Joan's older brother, Kevin, and was briefly a regular on Veronica Mars before the show opted to focus on different characters and she was dropped from the cast. Interestingly, her role in both series was related to journalism - on Joan of Arcadia she worked at the same newspaper as Kevin, and on Veronica Mars she was Veronica's journalism teacher.
She is the daughter of Sidney Poitier.