Hollywood actor Chadwick Boseman who played the iconic ‘Black Panther’ role in the Marvel Cinematic Universe has died of cancer. He was 43 years old and was diagnosed with stage 3 colon cancer in 2016 and battled it for four long years. The actor played black roles like Jackie Robinson and James Brown but his career swung high when he played the iconic King T’Challa role in Black Panther.
Chadwick died in his home in Los Angeles and regarding the death his family took twitter and wrote “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.”