The famous Bahamian-American actor Sidney Poitier passed away in his home in Los Angeles, California. He was 94 years old at the time of his death on January 6, 2022. The sudden death of the actor is a big blow to the family and all his fans as well as the entire Hollywood.
Tributes to the late actor Sidney Poitier
Many key individuals in the entertainment industry paid tribute to the fallen star. President Joe Biden also paid tribute to Sidney Poitier. Part of the president’s statement reads:
“With unflinching grandeur and poise – his singular warmth, depth, and stature on-screen – Sidney helped open the hearts of millions and changed the way America saw itself.”
Former President Barack Obama paid tribute to Poitier calling him “a singular talent who epitomized dignity and grace“.
Funeral service of Sidney Poitier
The details about the funeral service of the late actor are not yet released by the family. His family is yet to release an official statement concerning his funeral arrangements. You will be updated once the date for the burial and funeral service is finally released.