Chadwick Boseman, a Hollywood star best known for his star role in the movie Black Panther, and his co-star in the Avengers films, has passed away after a four-year battle with colon cancer. He died on Friday at his Los Angeles home, says his family.
According to his family via a twitter disclosure, “Chadwick had been diagnosed with stage 3 colon cancer in 2016 two years before the release of Black Panther. More so, he has been shooting movies for the last four years while undergoing chemotherapy treatment.”
He died at the age 43.
Since Chadwick was diagnosed with cancer in 2016, the actor had acted in several movies including Civil War, Black Panther, Infinity War, Endgame, Thur good Marshall, 21 Bridges, and more.
“A true fighter, Chadwick preserved through it all, and brought you many of the films you have come to love so much”, his family wrote further.
Meanwhile, the shocking news of the death of Chadwick Boseman has generated a lot of reactions from his fans and colleagues all over the world. see below;
i will miss you, birthday brother. you were always light and love to me. my god … ✌🏿♥️✊🏿 🙅🏿♂️ forever and ever … https://t.co/9pORaKZuQN pic.twitter.com/awX3DiTVwn— Don Cheadle (@DonCheadle) August 29, 2020
My brotha I’m truly gonna miss you! You brought all of our hero’s to life. We thank you! Rest In Peace Chadwick Boseman #ripchadwickboseman pic.twitter.com/LeNYUMcLT0— Diddy (@Diddy) August 29, 2020
Our hearts are broken and our thoughts are with Chadwick Boseman’s family. Your legacy will live on forever. Rest In Peace. pic.twitter.com/YQMrEJy90x— Marvel Entertainment (@Marvel) August 29, 2020
REACTIONS AS “BLACK PANTHER” STAR ACTOR DIES OF CANCER https://t.co/45kzaqqyY4 #ChadwickBoseman #BlackPanther #WakandaForever #ChadwickBosemanForever Since Chadwick was diagnosed with cancer in 2016, Chadwick had acted in several movies including Civil War, Black Panther, etc pic.twitter.com/rC40JjAMck— StarMedia Renaissance (@media_ren) August 29, 2020
“Jill and I are praying for his loved ones at this difficult time.”— ABC News (@ABC) August 29, 2020
Joe Biden releases a statement following the death of Actor Chadwick Boseman. https://t.co/60XJeIZUri pic.twitter.com/DGmsRTHCgI
“Chadwick Boseman is teaching children to dream and see themselves as king”.— Beyoncé Daily (@YonceSource) August 29, 2020
— Rest in peace king. pic.twitter.com/BT2JqfKX5m