Chadwick Boseman

The incredible life of Black Panther actor Chadwick Boseman

The 43-year-old lost the battle against colon cancer. He kept it private and no one outside his close circle knew before his death early this morning. He is survived by his wife Taylor Simone. Read more below for more information about his life. 

By  Charles Lorenz
  • In 2016 was diagnosed with stage 3 of cancer and in his final days he developed the disease to stage 4 (the last is 5). 
  • He fought and married secretly with Simone, who everyone thought she was still his girlfriend.
  • The star filmed several of his latest movies like Marshall and Ma Rainey's Black Bottom
  • Boseman had a net worth of 12 million, product of his fame with Marvel Avenger's character of The Black Panther.

The vegetarian American actor was born in South Carolina. His ancestors came from the poor country of Sierra Leone, in Africa. After already getting into acting in High School, he enrolled in Howard University in Washington, DC and graduated as a Bachelor in Fine Arts. Initially he wanted to be a movie director, but his colleagues motivated him to pursue acting.

American actor Chadwick Boseman, RIP

His life changed after he got roles on the TV series of Third Watch, Law & Order and ER. After that, he got some secondary roles in small movies and independent films until in 2016, where he was chosen to play T'Challa, the superhero behind Black Panther in the film Captain America with Chris Evans. After starring in the 2018 Black Panther movie, he became worldwide famous and starred again in the film Avengers: Infinity War. Politically, he supported the Democartic Party and Kamala Harris with her nomination as Vice-President for Joe Biden. 

His last movie was the Netflix success of African-American director Spike Lee "Da 5 Bloods" and he struggled to act with his last breath. His co-stars from different films honored him and his family published the most incredible messages about him. Rest in peace, great fighter of life. 

Watch this video from Today to learn more about his death:

 

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