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. From 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. It was the honor of his career to bring King T'Challa to life in Black Panther." Boseman had not spoken publicly about his diagnosis.
Born in South Carolina, Boseman graduated from Howard University and had small roles in television before his first star turn in 2013. His striking portrayal of the stoic baseball star Robinson opposite Harrison Ford in 2013's 42 drew attention in Hollywood.
Boseman died on a day that Major League Baseball was celebrating Jackie Robinson day.
His T'Challa character was first introduced to the blockbuster Marvel movies in 2016's Captain America: Civil War, and his Wakanda Forever salute reverberated around the world after the release of Black Panther two years ago.
This is a crushing blow actor and director Jordan Peele said on Twitter, one of many expressing shock as the news spread across social media.
This broke me, said actor and writer Issa Rae.
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