Sidney Poitier (Lillies of the Field) has died at 94.
Chester Cooper, Deputy Prime Minister, said that he was shocked to learn of Poitier’s passing.
“Sadness that he would no longer be here to tell him how much he means to us, but celebration that he did so much to show the world that those from the humblest beginnings can change the world and that we gave him his flowers while he was with us,”Cooper said the Guardian Nassau.
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Did Sidney Poitier die?
According to reports, the actor died at the age of just 94 on January 7, 2021.
Who was Sidney Poitier?”
Sidney Poitier is an actor, filmmaker, activist.
He was the first Bahamian-black actor to win Academy Award for Best Actor.
From 1997 to 2007, he also served as the Bahamian ambassador to Japan.