By Creative Media TimesActor Chadwick Boseman, who starred in the massively successful Black Panther film, has died, a rep for Boseman said. He was 43. The actor has never made his diagnosis public.
He is survived by his wife and a parent and had no children, Fioravante said. Boseman’s wife, singer Taylor Simone Ledward, and family were by his side at his Los Angeles home.
Boseman’s career also includes his portrayals of Black American icons such as Jackie Robinson (in 2013’s “42”) and James Brown (in 2014’s “Get on Up”).
“It is with immeasurable grief that we confirm the passing of Chadwick Boseman,” said a statement posted to his Twitter feed. “It was the honor of his life to bring King T’Challa to life in Black Panther.”
In addition to “Black Panther,” Boseman also played the character in various Marvel Cinematic Universe installments such as Captain America: Civil War, Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame.
Most recently, he starred in Spike Lee’s Netflix war movie Da 5 Bloods which was released in June.
— Chadwick Boseman (@chadwickboseman) August 29, 2020