Actor Chadwick Boseman, who was popularly known for his film ‘Black Panther’, passed away from cancer on Friday. The actor was in Los Angeles and he passed away at his home with his wife and family by his side.
His family said in a statement that the actor was diagnosed with colon cancer four years ago. “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.”
Since morning, several Hollywood celebs like Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Dwyane Johnson and others have taken to social media to mourn the demise of the actor. Mark Ruffalo tweeted, “All I have to say is the tragedies amassing this year have only been made more profound by the loss of #ChadwickBoseman. What a man, and what an immense talent. Brother, you were one of the all-time greats and your greatness was only beginning. Lord love ya. Rest in power, King.”
Dwayne wrote, “Hard to hear about this. Rest in love, brother. Thank you for shining your light and sharing your talent with the world. My love and strength to your family.”
Evans shared the pictures with the late actor and wrote, “I’m absolutely devastated. This is beyond heartbreaking. Chadwick was special. A true original. He was a deeply committed and constantly curious artist. He had so much amazing work still left to create. I’m endlessly grateful for our friendship. Rest in power, King”
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