Chadwick Boseman, ‘Black Panther’ Star, Dies at 43 After Cancer Battle
Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman died at 43 after 4-year fight with colon cancer, according to his Twitter account.
A statement read, “It is with immeasurable grief that we can confirm the passing of Chadwick Boseman. Chadwick was diagnosed with stage III colon cancer in 2016, and battled it these last 4 years as it progressed to stage IV. A true fighter, Chadwick preserved through it wall, and brought you many of the films you have come to love so much. 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. He died in his home, with his wife and family by his side. The family thanks you for your love and prayers, and asks that you continue to respect their privacy during this difficult time.”