Chadwick Aaron Boseman, the star actor of the Black Panther movie, has passed on yesterday (28/08/20), from a long time cancer.
‘”Boseman died at his home in the Los Angeles area with his wife and family by his side”. His publicist Nicki Fioravante told The Associated Press.
The actor who played Black icons Jackie Robinson and James Brown prior to his fame as the regal Black Panther in the Marvel cinematic universe, was diagnosed with stage three colon cancer in 2016; and have been battling with it in the last four years.
“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 the statement.
He starred in the following movies, same time he was battling with cancer; Captain America: Civil War (2016), Black Panther (2018), Avengers: Infinity War (2018), and Avengers: Endgame (2019).
Chadwick Aaron Boseman was a product of the British American Drama Academy, Howard University; born on November 29, 1976 in Anderson, South Carolina, U.S.
He won a NAACP Image Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award for his performance in Black Panther.