As everyone knows, Chadwick Boseman, the star of ‘Black Panther’ movie has died last Friday at his age 43. Not only Chadwick but also James Brown and Thurgood Marshall have died last Friday who portrayed pioneering Black figures. The actor was diagnosed with stage 3 colon cancer in 2016 and finally, it progressed to stage 4 directing him to death. A statement post in his Instagram account said that he died with his beloved family by his side.
Chadwick, who was a true fighter made a relentless effort in all of that and brought your many of the films you loved so much. The most important and the saddest thing is some of those films such as ‘Da 5 Bloods’, ‘Marshall’, ‘August Wilson’s, and ‘Ma Rainey Black Bottom’ were filmed while he was sick and facing uncountable medical procedures and chemotherapies. That’s why the news of Boseman’s death inspired shock and grief among famous people in the arts and community life. Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr; the eldest son of Martin Luther King said that Chadwick brought history to life on the silver screen.
He entertained us by acting a large number of movies but he became most popular as T’Challa, or the Black Panther the king of Wakanda, a fictional African nation in the 2018 Marvel Superhero ‘Black Panther’ movie. The stamen of Boseman’s Instagram account said that it was an honor of his career to bring the King T’Chella to life in Black Panther.
Mr. Chadwick Boaseman was the youngest one in his family with three boys. His father worked for an agriculture company and his mother was a nurse. Derrick and Kevin are Boseman’s brothers who were the closest example for him. Kevin is a dancer toured with the stage adaptation of Lion king and Derrik is a preacher in Tennessee.
Chadwick chose art programming at Howard University because he wanted to become a director. At Howard, he took an acting class with Tony-award winning actress and Phylicia Rashad. Chadwick involved in a prestigious theatre program at Oxford University with the help of Phylicia. He tough acting to students at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture Harlem to make money. After university, he immigrated to the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn and spent time by writing plays to direct and playing chess in coffee shops.
He played characters in television roles in ‘Cold Case’, ‘Law and order’ and in time he booked a role in the 2007-9 ABC Family series ‘Lincon Heights’. It was a show filmed in Los Angeles and it gave the Boseman his first Hollywood taste. He said that he wanted to become an artist in New York and he did not realize that coming to Los Angeles and trying to become a movie start was completely different.