Chadwick Boseman, known for his character as “Black Panther” in the Marvel cinematic universe, has passed away.
Boseman was diagnosed with colon cancer four years ago. He passed away with his wife and his family by his side.
Boseman, a graduate of Howard University in 2013, played Black icons like James Brown and Jackie Robinson. Boseman then went on to take the role as Black Panther for movies like “Avenger Infinity War,” “Black Panther,” “Captain America, Civil War” and “Avengers Endgame.”
“A true fighter, Chadwick persevere through it all, and brought you many of the films you have come to love so much,” Boseman’s family said in a statement “It was the honor of his career to bring King T’Challa to life in Black Panther.”
Countless fans are posting tributes on social media sites using the hashtags #WakandaForever and #42.
He will be greatly missed.