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Sidney Poitier has passed
« on: January 07, 2022, 09:48:27 am »
Barrier-breaking Sidney Poitier, 1st Black actor to win Best Actor Oscar, dead at 94

Sidney Poitier, the trailblazing leading man who in the Civil Rights era loomed as large as an inspirational figure as he did a movie star, died Thursday. He was 94.

https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/sidney-poitier-obituary-death-94-civil-rights-pioneer-oscar-winner-161341657.html

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Re: Sidney Poitier has passed
« Reply #1 on: January 07, 2022, 01:32:40 pm »
Oh no, we're losing all the good ones. A great actor, RIP Sidney Poitier.

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Re: Sidney Poitier has passed
« Reply #2 on: January 07, 2022, 04:48:16 pm »
I was so sorry to hear of his passing.  I've enjoyed so many of his films.  Mr. Poitier, groundbreaker, RIP.

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Re: Sidney Poitier has passed
« Reply #3 on: January 12, 2022, 03:47:03 am »
Go watch In the Heat of the Night if you want another example of his on-screen excellence.

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« Reply #4 on: January 12, 2022, 06:13:56 pm »
Go watch In the Heat of the Night if you want another example of his on-screen excellence.
Great movie.  Incredible scene, for its time, in the greenhouse.

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