Chadwick Boseman dies age 43 of cancer

Chadwick Boseman wearing a suit and tie Chadwick Boseman attends the European Premiere of Marvel Studios'

Chadwick Boseman, Black Panther star, dies aged 43

His death came as Major League Baseball observed Jackie Robinson Day, with teams celebrating a man who broke the sport's color barrier with the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947.

"Chadwick was diagnosed with stage III colon cancer in 2016, and battled with it these last 4 years as it progressed to stage IV", his family wrote in their statement ⁣on social media Friday. Boseman's family said in a statement that "it was the honor of his career to bring King T'Challa to life in 'Black Panther.' " The closeness between the "Black Panther" cast was evident; one viral video has already been making the rounds, which shows Boseman's castmates comforting him as he breaks down during an interview as he talked about corresponding with two young fans who had terminal cancer. He died in his home, with his wife and family by his side.

"We are devastated by the tragic loss of Chadwick Boseman". During his 2018 commencement speech at his alma mater Howard University, Boseman told the students that "sometimes you need to get knocked down before you can really figure out what your fight is and how you need to fight it".

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Then in January 2019, the couple made their red carpet debut at the Screen Actors Guild Awards when Boseman was nominated for Black Panther.

Mercedes' British driver Lewis Hamilton gestures in homage to late actor Chadwick Boseman, as he stands on his auto after securing his 93rd pole position during the qualifying session at the Spa-Francorchamps circuit on Saturday ahead of the Belgian Formula One Grand Prix. So I pay tribute to a lovely spirit, a consummate artist, a soulful brother."thou aren't not dead but flown afar.". All you possessed, Chadwick, you freely gave.

Boseman was best-known for star "Black Panther" but starred as Jackie Robinson in "42" and Thurgood Marshall in "Marshall", as well, while most recently appearing in "21 Bridges" and "Da 5 Bloods".

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Brie Larson (Captain Marvel) posted a photo of her alongside Boseman, writing: "Chadwick was someone who radiated power and peace". Thank you for all you shared.

Actor and writer Issa Rae tweeted: "This broke me". "My heart is truly broken".

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