Hollywood grieves for the loss of an icon.
Sidney PoitierSources close to his family confirmed that he passed away to NBC News at the age of 94. It was the news that first broke, The IndependentBy the Bahamian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Fred MitchellOn January 7, 2007. The cause of his death is still to be determined. CelebHomes News reached out to representatives for comments.
The iconic actor had a prolific career spanning over four decades—beginning in the 1950s—including starring roles in Porgy and Bess, Un rasin for the Sun, To Sir, In LoveAnd Guess Who Is Coming To Dinner. Poitier, a Black actor from Bahamian descent won an Academy Award for Best Actor in 1964.
His highly-polished list of accolades included two more Academy Award nominations, ten Golden Globes nominations, two Primetime Emmy Awards nominations, six BAFTA nominations, eight Laurel nominations, and a Screen Actors Guild Awards nomination.