Actor Chadwick Boseman passed away of Colon Cancer at 43

Chadwick Boseman, an incredible actor who has portrayed famous figures such as Jackie Robinson, James Brown, Thurgood Marshall, and the Marvel Superhero Black Panther has passed away at age 43 due to Colon Cancer. Chadwick was diagnosed with Colon Cancer four years ago, he passed away at home with his wife and family by his side according to his publicist; his family has said this about their loved one:

“A true fighter, Chadwick persevered through it all, and brought you many of the films you have come to love so much, 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.”

Bosman Family Statement
Chadwick Bosman-Black Panther
Image Credit: Empire, Marvel

This is truly a devastating loss, he was an incredible actor and a wonderful human being, thank you, Mr. Bosman, for inspiring children, teenagers, and men and women you will truly be missed. Rest in Power.

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