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Chadwick Boseman


Born - 29 November 1976, Anderson, South Carolina, USA
Died - 28 August 2020

Feted for his breakthrough starring role in the acclaimed Black Panther, which he repeated in three 'Avengers' films, Boseman was to enjoy only fleeting fame before his death from colon cancer at 43. A stalwart supporter of African-American causes and racial equality, Boseman attended England's Oxford University, and found success as a playwright before beginning to act on TV in his mid twenties. After his film debut in the short Date (2004), he was seen in another short, LadyLike (2006), then The Express (2008), The Kill Hole (2011), as baseball great Jackie Robinson in 42 (2013), Get On Up (2014), Gods of Egypt (2016), Captain America: Civil War (2016), Marshall (2017), Black Panther (2018), Avengers: Infinity War (208), Avengers: Endgame (2019), 21 Bridges (2019), Da 5 Bloods (2020) and Ma Rainey's Black Bottom (2021), his last, and others.