- Chadwick Boseman died of cancer
- The actor was best known for his role in ‘Black Panther’
- “Rest in peace, good friend,” he tweeted at the Golden Globes.
Actor Chadwick Boseman, best known for playing King T’Challa in Marvel’s Black Panther movie, died of colon cancer at age 43. Confirming the news of his death, the actor’s family revealed that Chadwick Boseman battled cancer for four years; the actor never spoke publicly about his medical condition. “It was the honor of his career to bring King T’Challa to life in Black Panther“Reads a part of the family statement. After the news of his death, social networks have been flooded with tributes to the Black Panther star, with condolences from Chadwick Boseman Avengers movie co-stars. “All I have to say is that the accumulated tragedies this year have only deepened with the loss of Chadwick Boseman. What a man, and what an immense talent. Brother, you were one of the greats of all time and his greatness. It was just Lord, I love you. Rest in power, King, “tweeted Mark Ruffalo, who plays the Hulk in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) movies.
All I have to say is that the tragedies accumulated this year have only been deepened by the loss of #ChadwickBoseman. What a man and what an immense talent. Brother, you were one of the greats of all time and your greatness was only beginning. Lord i love you Rest in power, King.
– Mark Ruffalo (@MarkRuffalo) August 29, 2020
Actor Chris Evans, who co-starred with Chadwick Boseman as Captain America, tweeted: “I am absolutely devastated. This is beyond heartbreaking. Chadwick was special. A true original. He was a deeply engaged and constantly curious artist. He had so much There is still a lot of work to do. amazing to create. I am infinitely grateful for our friendship. Rest in power, King. “
I am absolutely devastated. This is beyond heartbreaking.
Chadwick was special. A true original. He was a deeply engaged and constantly curious artist. He had a lot of incredible work to create. I am infinitely grateful for our friendship. Rest in power, King ???? pic.twitter.com/oBERXlw66Z
– Chris Evans (@ChrisEvans) August 29, 2020
Chris Hemsworth, the Thor of Avenger movies, wrote: “I will miss you friend. Absolutely heartbreaking. One of the kindest and most genuine people I have ever met.”
Actress Angela Bassett, who played Queen Ramonda in Chadwick Boseman. Black Panther movie, he poured out his heart in an Instagram post:
“Chadwick and I were supposed to be connected, to be family. But what many don’t know is that our story began long before his historic turn as Black Panther. During the Black Panther premiere party, Chadwick remembered He whispered to me that when I received my honors degree from Howard University, his alma mater, he was the student assigned to accompany me that day. And here we were, years later, as friends and colleagues, enjoying the most glorious night of my life! We spent weeks preparing , working, sitting next to each other every morning in makeup chairs, getting ready for the day together as mother and son. I am honored that we enjoyed that full circle experience. This young man’s dedication was impressive, his smile contagious, his unreal talent. So I pay tribute to a beautiful spirit, an accomplished artist, a brother with a soul … “you are not dead, you have flown away …”. What you possessed, Chadwick, freely given. Rest now, sweet prince. “#Wakanda forever
Chris Pratt, Star-Lord of Avenger movies, he tweeted this to Chadwick Boseman: “My prayers go out to Chadwick’s family and loved ones. The world will miss his tremendous talent. May God rest his soul.”
– chris pratt (@prattprattpratt) August 29, 2020
Actress Brie Larson, who co-starred with Chadwick Boseman as Captain Marvel in Avengers Endgame, just shared the broken heart emoji:
– Brie Larson (@brielarson) August 29, 2020
Other members of the Hollywood fraternity and other celebrities also received heartfelt tributes for Chadwick Boseman.
Chadwick … there are no words to express my devastation at losing you. Your talent, your spirit, your heart, your authenticity …….. It was an honor to work by your side, to get to know you … Rest well prince … May the flights of the angels sing to your heavenly break. I love you! ???????????? pic.twitter.com/6abglPBOsh
– Viola Davis (@violadavis) August 29, 2020
– Taika Waititi (@TaikaWaititi) August 29, 2020
Such a brutal loss. RIP, Chadwick.
– Ryan Reynolds (@VancityReynolds) August 29, 2020
❤️❤️❤️ thank you for the gifts you gave us while you were here. https://t.co/fvgFMCz89v
– ashton kutcher (@aplusk) August 29, 2020
May God bless you and take you home @chadwickboseman. Today we lost one of the greats. His legacy will live on forever in his beloved movies and in the hearts of all who loved him. pic.twitter.com/uKFuWUOaHX
– Reese Witherspoon (@ReeseW) August 29, 2020
By an incredible man with immeasurable talent, who leaned toward life regardless of his personal battles. You never really know what the people around you might be going through; Treat them with kindness and appreciate every minute they spend together. RIP #ChadwickBosemanpic.twitter.com/NaNC5GKuut
– Halle Berry (@halleberry) August 29, 2020
What a sweet gifted SOUL. Showing us all that greatness between surgeries and chemotherapy. The courage, the strength, the power it takes to do that. This is what Dignity looks like. https://t.co/U3OOnJVS42
– Oprah Winfrey (@Oprah) August 29, 2020
I am so shocked and heartbroken for Chadwick. He was such a bright light, such a talented artist. He brought grace, elegance and power to everything he did. He always seemed to carry our ancestors with him. And now he joins them too soon.
– John Legend (@johnlegend) August 29, 2020
I have no words. Rest in peace, Bruh. Thank you for everything you did while you were here. Thanks for being a friend. You are loved. You will be missed. ???????????????? https://t.co/8rK4dWmorq
– Sterling K Brown (@SterlingKBrown) August 29, 2020
This is heartbreaking. Thank you for persevering through it all. You leave behind an incredible body of work and an inspiring legacy. Rest in power. Chadwick forever. https://t.co/grXopcMLCq
– Mariah Carey (@MariahCarey) August 29, 2020
Equipment Black Panther He recalled the star actor this way: “Our hearts are broken and our thoughts are with the Chadwick Boseman family. Your legacy will live on forever. Rest in peace.” “An immeasurable loss,” La Academia tweeted while “Rest in peace, good friend,” tweeted the Golden Globes.
An immeasurable loss. From “Black Panther” to “Da 5 Bloods”, Chadwick Boseman brought strength and light to the screen, every time. pic.twitter.com/vRXxYU8Tbr
– The Academy (@TheAcademy) August 29, 2020
Our hearts are broken and our thoughts go out to the Chadwick Boseman family. Your legacy will live forever. Rest in peace. pic.twitter.com/QNvzuZgAbe
– Black Panther (@theblackpanther) August 29, 2020
Our hearts are broken and our thoughts go out to the Chadwick Boseman family. Your legacy will live forever. Rest in peace. pic.twitter.com/YQMrEJy90x
– Marvel Entertainment (@Marvel) August 29, 2020
Chadwick Boseman died Friday of colon cancer. He was 43 years old. Rest in peace, good friend. pic.twitter.com/SiO4LxmK02
– Golden Globe Awards (@goldenglobes) August 29, 2020
Chadwick Boseman’s family described the actor as a “true fighter” in their statement, revealing that he underwent treatment for years while continuing to work: “Chadwick persevered through it all and brought you many of the movies you have loved so much.”
– Chadwick Boseman (@chadwickboseman) August 29, 2020
“Chadwick Boseman died at his home, with his wife and family by his side,” the family statement said.