Actor Sidney Poitier passed away at 94

Sidney Poitier, one of the last stars from Hollywood’s Golden Age whose barrier-breaking career spanned more than seven decades, has died, according to reports. He was 94.

In 1964, he became the first Black man to win an Oscar for best actor for his performance in “Lilies of the Field.” Some of his other major films of the decades were “A Raisin in the Sun,” “To Sir, With Love,” “In the Heat of the Night” and “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner.”

WISN:

About Ms. G 3298 Articles
Welcome back, America!