At only 43 years old, Chadwick Boseman died on August 28, 2020 in his home in Los Angeles, following colon cancer. The actor battled the disease for a long time, which was diagnosed in 2016. According to a statement released by his family, Chadwick Boseman took on the most iconic role of his career “during and between countless surgeries and chemotherapy.” “He was a real fighter. Chadwick persevered through it all,” it also says. Indeed, in addition to other projects, the latter slipped into the skin of King T’challa alias Black Panther, four times in Captain America Civil War, Black Panther, Avengers End Game and Avengers Infinity War. Upon news of his passing, many public and anonymous figures paid tribute to Chadwick Boseman.
Death of Chadwick Boseman: tributes from the Avengers
When news of Chadwick Boseman’s death was announced, his Avengers colleagues and friends also reacted on social media. “I am absolutely devastated. It breaks my heart. Chadwick was special. Unique. He was deeply involved and curious. He still had so much work and things to create. I will forever be grateful for this friendship,” Chris posted. Evans.
Mark Ruffalo also posted: “All I have to say is that the tragedies that unfold this year are only made deeper with the death of Chadwick Boseman. What a man and what an immense talent. Brother, you were among the greatest, and your greatness was just beginning. The lord loves you, rest in strength, King.” Marvel Studios had also reacted to this drama by declaring “our hearts are broken and our thoughts are with the family of Chadwick Boseman. Your legacy will live forever. Rest in peace”.
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