Chadwick Boseman, ‘Black Panther’ Star, Dies at 43

Boseman had been battling cancer since 2016, according to the actor's. Chadwick was diagnosed with stage III colon cancer in 2016 and battled with it these last four years as it progressed to stage IV.

Chadwick Boseman, ‘Black Panther’ Star, Dies at 43
Chadwick Boseman, ‘Black Panther’ Star, Dies at 43

Boseman had been battling cancer since 2016, according to the actor's. Chadwick was diagnosed with stage III colon cancer in 2016 and battled with it these last four years as it progressed to stage IV.

Marshall to Da 5 Bloods, August Wilson’s Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom and several more- all were filmed during and between countless surgeries and chemotherapy.He is  well known for the Marvel superhero Black Panther in 2016’s Captain America: Civil War, and then in director Ryan Coogler’s 2018 film, which went on to gross over $1.3 billion worldwide.

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. Boseman had not spoken publicly about his diagnosis.

Boseman 29 November 1977 was born and raised in Anderson, South Carolina, to Carolyn and Leroy Boseman, both African American. Boseman attended college at Howard University in Washington, D.C., graduating in 2000 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts. He lived in Brooklyn at the start of his career.[13] Boseman worked as the drama instructor in the Schomburg Junior Scholars Program, housed at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem, New York.In 2008, he moved to Los Angeles to pursue an acting career.

Boseman also appeared in Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame. His last film was Da 5 Bloods, which released on Netflix.  His first leading role came in the 2013 sports drama 42, in which he played baseball player Jackie Robinson.

May his soul rest in Peace. Condolonces from MDKtimes team.