Black American actor, Chadwick Boseman, who became the star of the 2018 Marvel Studios movie ‘Black Panther’ is dead.
The 43-year-old actor passed away in his Los Angeles home with his wife, Taylor Ledward, and other family members by his side, after battling a chronic colon cancer for four years, a statement by his family said on Friday night.
Born in South Carolina, Boseman graduated from Howard University and had small roles in television before his first star turn in 2013. His striking portrayal of the stoic baseball star Robinson opposite Harrison Ford in 2013′s 42 drew attention in Hollywood and made him a star.
He is survived by his wife and a parent.