Chadwick Boseman

Chadwick Boseman was an American actor and playwright. He rose to fame after starring in the 2010 television series Persons Unknown and for his portrayal of baseball player and civil rights icon Jackie Robinson in the 2013 film 42. He received worldwide recognition from his portrayal of the Marvel Comics superhero Black Panther in the films Captain America: Civil War (2016), Black Panther (2018), Avengers: Infinity War (2018) and Avengers: Endgame (2019). Boseman also starred in the films Get on Up (2014), Marshall (2017) and 21 Bridges (2019). After his death from colon cancer in August 2020, he was posthumously awarded a Golden Globe for best actor and also received an Academy Award nomination for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role for his performance in the 2020 film Ma Rainey's Black Bottom. Before becoming famous as a film actor, Boseman wrote and acted in several stage plays, including Rhyme Deferred (1997) and Deep Azure (2005).
Chadwick Boseman
Full Name
Chadwick Aaron Boseman
Anderson, South Carolina
Notable Projects
The Avengers
08/28/2020 (Age: 43)


Where is Chadwick Boseman buried?

Chadwick Boseman was reportedly buried at Welfare Baptist Church Cemetery in Belton, South Carolina on Sept. 3, 2020, six days after he passed away. However, the Anderson Independent Mail reported later that month that the church pastor denied that Boseman is buried there.

How long did Chadwick Boseman have cancer?

Chadwick Boseman was diagnosed with colon cancer in 2016, however the diagnosis was not revealed publicly until after Boseman's death on Aug. 28, 2020.

When did Chadwick Boseman get married?

Prior to his death on Aug. 28, 2020, Chadwick Boseman married singer Taylor Simone Ledward. Their marriage was not revealed publicly until after Boseman's death.

Did Chadwick Boseman voice 'What If...?'

Before his death on Aug. 28, 2020, Chadwick Boseman recorded the voice for Black Panther on the Disney+ animated series 'What If...?' The episodes were released in August, September, and October 2021.

When did Chadwick Boseman graduate from Howard University?

Chadwick Boseman graduated from Howard University in 2000. He was also awarded an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from Howard University in 2018. In May 2021, the University announced that its College of Fine Arts would be named in honor of Boseman.

Where did Chadwick Boseman die?

Chadwick Boseman died at his home in Los Angeles on Aug. 28, 2020.

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