Sidney Poitier, trailblazing actor and activist, dies at age 94

Legendary actor Sidney Poitier has died at the age of 94. The Oscar-winner's celebrated career, which included films like "In the Heat of the Night" and "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner," helped open doors for countless others in Hollywood. "Entertainment Tonight" co-host Kevin Frazier joins CBSN with more on Poitier's legacy. CBSN is CBS News’ 24/7 digital streaming news service featuring live, anchored coverage available for free across all platforms. Launched in November 2014, the service is a premier destination for breaking news and original storytelling from the deep bench of CBS News correspondents and reporters. CBSN features the top stories of the day as well as deep dives into key issues facing the nation and the world. CBSN has also expanded to launch local news streaming services in major markets across the country. CBSN is currently available on and the CBS News app across more than 20 platforms, as well as the Paramount+ subscription service. Subscribe to the CBS News YouTube channel:​
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