Sidney Poitier
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Sidney Poitier, the legendary actor who made history by becoming the first Black man to win the Oscar for Best Actor, has died. He was 94.

Poitier's death was reported Friday by Eyewitness News Bahamas and by TMZ, which said the news was confirmed by the Bahamian Minister of Foreign Affairs.

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