Chadwick Boseman’s Life On Film in Photos

Chadwick Boseman’s Life On Film in Photos

US Actor Chadwick Boseman, the star of Marvel’s blockbuster film Black Panther, died from colon cancer at the age of 43, at home in Los Angeles with his wife and family present, according to his publicist Friday night.

Chadwick Aaron Boseman was born in Anderson, South Carolina, on 29 November 1976.

Boseman’s started his career with the film role 42, a biopic about baseball pioneer Robinson, the first Black player in Major League Baseball. He then appeared with Kevin Costner in NFL saga Draft Day. Shortly thereafter, he portrayed Brown in Get On Up. He also appeared in 2016’s Gods of Egypt.Those personality-driven roles led to his biggest portrayal as T’Challa, the King of Wakanda and the legendary Black Panther.
He first appeared in the role in Captain America: Civil War, the initial leg of a five-picture deal. The film was the launching pad for 2018’s enormously successful Black Panther, which was as much of a cultural touchstone as it was a superhero film. It became one of the highest-grossing films of the year in the U.S. after its February debut. It was nominated for the Best Picture Oscar and won three Academy Awards.

T’Challa appeared again in the massive Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers; Endgame, which became the films of the years 2018 and 2019, with Endgamebecoming the highest-grossing film of all time.

Boseman also appeared in 2019’s 21 Bridges, an action thriller directed by Brian Kirk, and Spike Lee’s 2020 war drama film Da 5 Bloods, released in June via Netflix. Black Panther 2 was tentatively scheduled for May 2022 and is currently in development.

Look below for a photo gallery of Boseman’s major films:

42, 2013

21 Bridges, 2019

Avengers: Endgame, 2019

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