Chadwick Boseman, star of Marvel’s 2018 Black Panther died last night aged 43. Boseman was diagnosed with Stage III colon cancer four years ago, however has never publicly detailed his battle with cancer. Before his passing it has been revealed he was undergoing chemotherapy whilst whilst filming the Marvel movies. He never let his battle with cancer get in the way of his legendary performances shown in his as Wakandan King Tchalla, in the 2018 movie Black Panther
Tributes have been coming in across social media, from his Marvel co-stars Mark Ruffalo and Chris Evans, to Democratic Nominee Joe Biden, and the millions of fans across the world who woke up to the heart-breaking news of his death. One thing that comes across in everyone’s grief is Boseman’s kind personality, and as Kevin Feige writes, Boseman was full of “charisma and joy… [he was]smart and kind and strong.”
Chadwick Boseman died at his LA home, surrounded by his wife and family.
— Chadwick Boseman (@chadwickboseman) August 29, 2020