Oprah Winfrey, Barack Obama & More Remember Sidney Poitier After His Death

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Hollywood is mourning the loss of trailblazing actor Sidney Poitier, who died on Thursday (January 6) at the age of 94.

Shortly after news broke on Friday (January 7) about Poitier's passing, tributes began to pour in on social media from Oprah Winfrey, Tyler Perry, Kerry Washington, Debbie Allen, and more.

Stars wrote of Poitier's life and legacy as the first Black man to win an Academy Award for best actor. Additionally, stars spoke of Poitier's activism and humanitarian work.

See the moving tributes below.

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