The Film Society of Lincoln Center presented legendary actor Sidney Poitier with the 38th Annual Chaplin Award last night (Sun. May 2) at Alice Tully Hall in New York City. Poitier made history back in the 1960’s when he became the first black person to win an Oscar for his role in “Lilies of the Field.”
Some of the many stars that came out to congratulate Mr. Poitier on receiving the prestigious Chaplin Award included Sanaa Lathan, Chris Tucker, Quincy Jones, James Earl Jones and Morgan Freeman.
Check out 10+ pics from the red carpet below: