Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman dead at 43
It’s a sad day for Black Panther fans.
On Friday evening, August 28, it was confirmed on Twitter that Chadwick Boseman had passed away at the age of 43 from colon cancer.
Boseman was diagnosed with stage III colon cancer in 2016 and battled with it over the past four years as it progressed to stage IV.
In addition to starring in the hit Marvel superhero film Black Panther, Boseman appeared in other Marvel films including Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame, as well as on popular TV shows such as Law & Order, CSI: New York, and Saturday Night Live.
His more recent roles were filmed during and between surgeries and chemotherapy.
Boseman died in his Los Angeles home with his wife and family by his side.
“It was the honor of his career to bring King T’Challa to life in Black Panther,” according to the most recent post on Boseman’s Twitter.
“The family thanks you for your love and prayers, and asks that you continue to respect their privacy during this difficult time.”
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