Actor Chadwick Boseman died of colon cancer in his L.A home on Friday (Aug 29) at the age of 43. Boseman was diagnosed with colon cancer in 2016, and secretly battled the disease, not wanting to alert his fans of his troubles.
Boseman’s publicist Nicki Fioravante gave a statement to The Associated Press stating, “Boseman died at his home in the Los Angeles area with his wife and family by his side.”
Marvel Studios also sent their condolences to Boseman’s family in a recent post from the company’s Twitter account “Our hearts are broken and our thoughts are with Chadwick Boseman’s family. Your legacy will live on forever. Rest In Peace.”
Boseman was most remembered by his iconic roles which includes
Jackie Robinson and James Brown, as well as his legendary lead role in the 2018 Marvel film Black Panther.
May he Rest In Power.