BREAKING NEWS: ‘Black Panther’ actor Chadwick Boseman dies at 43 after private four year battle with colon cancer
Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman has died after a private four-year battle with colon cancer, his representative said. He was 43.
The actor died at his home in the Los Angeles area with his wife and family by his side, his publicist Nicki Fioravante told The Associated Press.
Boseman was diagnosed with colon cancer four years ago, his family said in a statement.
Chadwick Boseman died at 43 after private four-year battle with colon cancer
‘A true fighter, Chadwick persevered through it all, and brought you many of the films you have come to love so much,’ his family said in the statement.
‘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.’
Boseman had not spoken publicly about his diagnosis.
More to come.