Black panther star Chadwick Boseman died at his home in Los Angeles aged 43, after a four year battle with Colon Cancer.
His family confirmed his death on Twitter and revealed he had first been diagnosed with stage 3 colon cancer in 2016 two years before the release of Black panther.His family also revealed that he has been shooting movies the last four years while undergoing chemotherapy treatment.
“A true fighter, Chadwick preserved through it all, and brought you many of the films you have come to love so much.” his family wrote in a statement.From Marshall to Da 5 Bloods, August Wildson’s Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom and several more, all were filmed during and between countless surgeries and chemotherapy,” the statement said of the star’s private health struggle. It was the honor of his career to bring King T’Challa to life in Black Panther. He died in his home, with his wife and family by his side.”
The Hollywood star passed away at his Los Angeles home surrounded by his wife and family and he was survived by no kids.