Black Panther actor Chadwick Aaron Boseman has passed away at 43 due to colon cancer. Chadwick Boseman was Diagnosed with the disease in 2016. The Black Panther actor fought cancer for four years and unfortunately lost his life on August 28, 2020. The news broke out earlier today and took the fans by surprise. The actor who brought the role of Kinng T’Challa aka Black Panther has passed in this time of the pandemic.
“A true fighter, Chadwick persevered through it all, and brought you many of the films you have come to love so much,” his family said in an official statement.
“From Marshall to Da 5 Bloods, August Wilson’s Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom and few more filmed during and between many surgeries and chemotherapy. It was the honour of his career to bring King T’Challa to life in Black Panther.”
— Chadwick Boseman (@chadwickboseman) August 29, 2020
His family said in a statement that Black Panther actor Chadwick Boseman died at the age of 43 from colon cancer. The actor died in Los Angeles at his home with his wife and family by his side.
Bosman became a popular name after appearing as the Marvel superhero Black Panther in Captain America: Civil War in 2016 and then in Ryan Coogler’s film in 2018, grossing over $ 1.3 billion worldwide. He followed them up with two other characters in Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame. His most recent film was Lee Lee’s Da 5 Bloods, which aired on Netflix earlier this year.
Chadwick Boseman Life
Bosman was born and brought up in Anderson, South Carolina. He got his first television appearance in an episode of Third Watch in 2003. His first significant role came in the 2013 movie 42, in which he played the legendary baseball player Jackie Robinson. Bosman played another black icon, Judge Thurgood Marshall, in the 2017 biopic. After the massive success of Black Panther, he signed on to appear in the sequel as Black Panther. “I hope people will watch this film and see the hero in themselves. Even though it’s a white person who sees it, if they can see a black character and identify with them, it changes a little bit. “Let’s see how our society is,” he said in an interview about Teachala.
Bosman’s last tweet came on August 12. He congratulated Democratic Vice President Nominee Kamala Harris on her nomination. “In power. Eternal,” Oscar-winning filmmaker Barry Jenkins wrote on Twitter. Doctor Strange director Scott Derrickson also expressed condolences. “Crushed. It’s not discouraged right now,” he wrote.
“Our hearts are filled with extreme pain and grief. We will miss you, Chadwick Boseman.”