Black Panther Actor Chadwick Boseman’s Death Cause Released
Black Panther actor Chadwick Boseman’s death cause was released, RIP. Shockingly he died at the age of 43 on August 28, according to a statement posted on the actor’s official Instagram page.
Professional athletes, actors ,and artists, we lost all in one.
The actor who played on many iconic roles such as Jackie Robinson in 42, James Brown in Get on Up, and Thurgood Mashall in Marshall, passed away at his home in the Los Angeles area when his wife and family were by his side.
His family released the following statement to explain Chadwick Boseman’s death cause:
Chadwick Boseman’s death cause was a cruel disease
“Chadwick was diagnosed with stage III colon cancer in 2016, and battled with it these last 4 years after it progressed to stage four.” his family said in the statement “A true fighter, Chadwick persevered through it all, and brought you many of the films you have come to love so much. 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.”
As his family revealed Boseman was diagnosed with stage III colon cancer in 2016 and had been battling against it since then.
The South Carolina native starred in “Black Panther” and also portrayed Black icons such as Jackie Robinson and James Brown. There’s no doubt he has a permanent impact on US sports and culture.
The actor was one of the NBA fans. He even got shouted out by Victor Oladipo throughout his slam dunk contest performance in the 2018 All-Star Weekend in Los Angeles.
Reactions to Chadwick Boseman’s death
Symptoms of colon cancer includes unexplained weight loss, rectal bleeding, unusual bowel movements, abdominal discomfort, fatigue, and/or constipation.
The news has left fans and the film world stunned. Get Out director Jordan Peele said it was “a crushing blow”.
“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.”
Many of players reacted to the devastating news:
Chadwick Boseman was born on November 29, 1976, in Anderson, South Carolina, and married to Taylor Simone Ledward with reports suggesting the pair tied the knot before the actor’s cancer advanced.
He is survived by his wife and a parent and no children.
Boseman graduated from Howard University and had small roles in TV before his first-star turn in 2013. His striking portrayal of the stoic baseball star Robinson opposite Harrison Ford in 2013′s “42” drew attention in Hollywood and made him a star.
Boseman death occured on a day that Major League Baseball was celebrating Jackie Robinson day. “His transcendent performance in ’42′ will stand the test of time and serve as a powerful vehicle to tell Jackie’s story to audiences for generations to come,” the league stated in a tweet.