‘Black Panther’ star Chadwick Boseman dies of colon cancer at 43

Actor Chadwick Boseman, who played Black icons Jackie Robinson and James Brown before starring as ‘King T’Challa’ in Black Panther, died Friday of cancer, his representative said. He was 43.

What We Know:

  • Boseman 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.
  • Boseman’s Twitter account released the following statement:


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