Chadwick Boseman

The Movie Actor featured in the movie 'Black Panther' (2018). Moreover, Chadwick Boseman drew attention through the movie '42' (2013).

Profession :

Movie Actor

Birthday :

November 29, 1977

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Death Date:

August 28, 2020

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Birthplace :

Anderson, South Carolina, United States

Chadwick Boseman was an American actor who rose to prominence for his portrayal of several iconic African-American historical figures in biographical films. He gained critical acclaim for his exceptional acting skills in movies such as “42”, “Get on Up” and “Marshall”. He was also famous for his role as T’Challa in Marvel’s “Black Panther”. Boseman won several awards throughout his career, including a Screen Actors Guild Award for his role in “Black Panther”. His sudden death in 2020 caused widespread mourning among fans and peers. Other notable works include “Draft Day”, “Message from the King”, and “Da 5 Bloods”.

Chadwick Boseman was named after his father, Leroy, who both had the same initials as their names, which were CMB. Boseman said that his father had “an obsession with not having a child who felt entitled” and consequently named him Chadwick, which means “protector” or “defender”, to encourage him to live up to his name.

Chadwick Boseman directed and wrote several short films, including “Heaven,” a story about a young man who is sent to heaven after being shot. The film won the HBO Short Film Competition in 2012 and was screened at several film festivals. Boseman was passionate about writing and directing, in addition to his acting career, and had plans to direct a feature film before his untimely death.