• The Sidney Poitier Family Is Speaking Out About The Loss Of The Legendary Actor

    20 days ago - By Essence

    Sidney Poitier on the set of “Lilies of the Field” in 1963 | Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images By Keyaira Boone · Updated January 8, 2022 Sidney Poitier passed away on January 6. The legendary actor, director and philanthropist, who was the first Black man to win an Academy Award for Best Actor was a beloved husband, father , and grandfather. His family has released the following statement expressing their sentiments and responding to the outpouring of love from those impacted by his legendary life. From the family of Sidney Poitier: “There are no words to convey the deep sense...
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  • Sidney Poitier's Daughter Died 3 Years Before Him-Meet His 6 Kids

    Sidney Poitier's Daughter Died 3 Years Before Him-Meet His 6 Kids

    20 days ago - By StyleCaster

    He may have been one of the greatest actors of Hollywood's Golden Age, but to Sidney Poitier's kids , he was just their dad.
    Poitier was the father of six daughters from two marriages. He shared four daughters-Beverly, Pamela, Sherri and Gina-with his first wife, Juanita Hardy, whom he was married to from 1950 to 1965. He had two daughters-Anika and Sydney-with his second wife, Joanna Shimkus, whom he was married to from 1976 until his death in 2022.
    Poitier, who became the first Black man to win the Oscar for Best actor in 1964, died on the evening of January 6, 2022. He was 94 years old...
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