Chadwick Boseman, ‘Black Panther’ Star Passed Away After a Long Battle With Cancer

Chadwick Boseman

Chadwick Boseman, the actor who amassed fame of global cinema audience with his superhero movie Black Panther, has passed away. Boseman had colon cancer since 2016. He passed away at his home with his family by his side. A post confirming his demise was posted on Twitter from his official account. 

He was 43 years old at the time of his death. Boseman worked in many films like Marshall, Da 5 Bloods, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom and Black Panther of course. He worked on many films despite going through chemotherapy and routine surgeries. 

Boseman was born in Anderson, South Carolina in 1977. He graduated from Howard University in 2000 with a bachelors in Fine Arts. He returned to Howard to gave a speech in 2018 for the commencement ceremony.

Boseman was supposed to work on a sequel of his all-time hit movie Black Panther. It was scheduled to release in 2022. 

Actors and notable personalities have paid tribute to Boseman on Twitter: 

 

 

With departure of Chadwick Boseman, the black community and film industry have lost an iconic artist. Chadwick tried to tackle the tradition of representing stereotypical roles of Black community in cinema. His portfolio represents movies from various genres. It shows us how versatile of an actor he was.

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