Actor Chadwick Bossman, known for playing the superhero Black Panther, has passed away. According to the post on his official Twitter account, 43-year-old Bossman had been suffering from colon cancer since 2016. “With great grief, we confirm the death of Chadwick Bossman. He was diagnosed with third stage stomach cancer in 2016 and has been fighting it for the last four years. Which was later in the fourth stage,” the statement said. reached.”
The statement said, “Like a true fighter, Chadwick fought with it and brought you many films that you liked. Many films, from Marshall to Da 5 Bloods, were shot during surgery and chemotherapy.”
The statement further said, “He breathed his last in his home between the wife and family. The family has thanked you for your love and prayers and urged that you respect their privacy in this difficult time.”
Chadwick is survived by his wife, singer Taylor Simone Ledward.
Bossman became a global star with the role of a superhero in the 2018 film Black Panther. He has also played roles in ‘Captain America: Civil War’, ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ and ‘Avengers: Endgame’. His last released film was Spike Lee’s ‘Da 5 Bloods’. The film released on Netflix on June 12 amidst lockdown.
He started his career with television shows ‘Law and Order’, ‘CSI: NY’ and ‘ER’ and then gained considerable fame with the film ’42’. In it, he played the legendary baseball player Jackie Robinson.