On August, 28, Hollywood lost Chadwick Boseman.
Actor, screenwriter, producer, and director, widely known for his community work and being an activist combating racial injustice in America and around the world.
Boseman passed away at the age of 42, due to colon cancer, which he was diagnosed with 4 years ago.
Between 2003 and 2012, Boseman appeared on several TV shows. Fringe, Lie to Me, Castle, Person Unknown, and others.
In 2013, he is portrayals of real-life historical figure, Jackie Robinson in 42 (2013), after, James Brown in Get on Up (2014).
His true big break came when he appeared as T’Challa aka Black Panther in 2016’s Captain America: Civil War.
And then again in 2018’s Black Panther, later re-appearing in Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame. One of the most talked-about characters on-screen.
In 2017, Boseman roles Thurgood Marshall in Marshall (2017), the first African American Supreme Court Justice.
Most recently appeared in Spike Lee’s Da 5 Bloods movie on Netflix.
Also completed work as Levee in George C. Wolfe’s upcoming film Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom. Which could possibly be his final on-screen role.
Chadwick Boseman was born in Anderson, South Carolina, on November 29, 1976.
He attended Howard University, graduating with a BFA in Directing in 2000.
Boseman died at home with his family and wife by his side, after been battling colon cancer since 2016.
‘A true fighter, Chadwick persevered through it all, and brought you many of the films you have come to love so much.’Family statement.
Marvel statement lamenting the loss of Chadwick Boseman
“Chadwick’s passing is absolutely devastating. He was our T’Challa, our Black Panther, and our dear friend. Each time he stepped on set, he radiated charisma and joy, and each time he appeared on screen, he created something truly indelible. He embodied a lot of amazing people in his work, and nobody was better at bringing great men to life. He was as smart and kind and powerful and strong as any person he portrayed. Now he takes his place alongside them as an icon for the ages. The Marvel Studios family deeply mourns his loss, and we are grieving tonight with his family.”Kevin Feige, the president of Marvel Studios and Chief Creative Officer, Marvel.
Chadwick Boseman and your family and friends is in our thoughts and prayers. Thank you for great moments on movies and TV.