The actor has been battling colon cancer since 2016 and died at home with his family and wife next to him, according to a statement posted on his Twitter account. He was 43, his manager Nicki Fioravante said in a statement. He is known worldwide for his role as Black Panther
Chadwick Boseman, the man behind “Black Panther”, has died.
A true fighter, Chadwick persevered through it all, and brought you so many of the films you have come to love so much,” the statement said.
“When you die it’s not the end but a beginning of new possibilities”
– black panther
Chadwick Boseman gives ‘Wakanda Forever’ salute. Boseman graduated from Howard University. A South Carolina native, Boseman graduated in 2000 from Howard University, a historically Black college in Washington. While there, he also attended the British American Drama Academy at Oxford in 1998, according to Howard’s website.
“It is with profound sadness that we mourn the loss of alumnus Chadwick Boseman who passed away this evening. His incredible talent will forever be immortalized through his characters and through his own personal journey from student to superhero! Rest in Power, Chadwick!” University President Wayne A. I. Frederick said in a statement.