Bozeman and Michelle Obama
The American actor Chadwick Bosman, the hero of the movie “Black Panther”, passed away at the age of 43 after a struggle with cancer, according to his agent and his family. Bosman assumed the lead role in the film, which achieved great international success and is the first cinematic work on a superhero of color in history. Marvel Studios, American actor Chadwick Bosman, the star of the “Black Panther” movie that achieved great international success, died at the age of 43 after a battle against colon cancer fought silently for four years.
Only Chadwick could embody Jackie Robinson, Thurgood Marshall, and T’Challa. He, too, knew what it meant to persevere. To summon real strength. And he belongs right there with them as a hero—for Black kids and for all our kids. There’s no better gift to give our world. ❤ pic.twitter.com/t2tjZDMxNT
— Michelle Obama (@MichelleObama) August 29, 2020
For its part, the actor’s family confirmed in a statement posted on his social media accounts that “embodying the role of King Chala in the Black Panther movie was the greatest honor in his career,” and indicated that Bozeman “died at his home surrounded by his wife and family members.”