Popular actor Chadwick Boseman, star of “ Black Panther,” died on Friday after battling with colon cancer for over four years, his rep confirmed . He was just 43 years of age.
Chadwick Boseman, star of “ Black Panther,” died at home with his family and wife by his side, according to a statement posted on his Twitter account.
“It is with immeasurable grief that we confirm the passing of Chadwick Boseman,” said a statement posted to his Twitter feed. “It was the honor of his life to bring King T’Challa to life in ‘Black Panther.’”
Millions of fan, friends, and colleague across the globe has reacted to his death.
Reacting to Boseman’s death, Joe Biden and Kamala Harris, the Democratic candidates for president and vice president, expressed their condolences on Twitter.
The true power of @ChadwickBoseman was bigger than anything we saw on screen. From the Black Panther to Jackie Robinson, he inspired generations and showed them they can be anything they want — even super heroes. Jill and I are praying for his loved ones at this difficult time.
— Joe Biden (@JoeBiden) August 29, 2020.
Heartbroken. My friend and fellow Bison
Chadwick Boseman was brilliant, kind, learned, and humble. He left too early but his life made a difference. Sending my sincere condolences to his family. Kamala Harris (@KamalaHarris) August 29, 2020.