Chadwick Boseman remembered by Marvel actors and directors

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Since the tragic passing of Chadwick Boseman, Marvel actors and directors have come together to pay tribute to the legendary Black Panther star.

Chadwick Boseman’s tragic passing rocked the worlds of millions of people. The star had been battling colon cancer since 2016 – two years after he signed on to for his live-action debut as T’Challa / Black Panther in Captain America: Civil War – a diagnosis which he kept private.

The beloved star of Black Panther had touched so many lives with his performance in the film and it showed in the outpouring of love following his untimely passing.

Fans have been posting their tributes to him online all week, and multiple actors and directors who worked with him in the Marvel Cinematic Universe also paid tribute with heartfelt messages.

Black Panther‘s director, Ryan Coogler expressed a heartfelt tribute to the late actor in a lengthy statement which can be read here.

Among those who have paid their respects to the late Da 5 Bloods star were cast members from the Marvel Cinematic Universe, including his Avengers: Infinity War and Endgame co-star Mark Ruffalo, who praised his talent.

Chris Evans – who portrays Steve Rogers/Captain America in the MCU – appeared alongside Boseman in Captain America: Civil WarAvengers: Infinity War and Endgame and he took to social media to share his heartbreak over the loss of his friend.

Brie Larson, who is one of the MCU’s latest recruits and appeared as the titular star of Captain Marvel before reprising her role in Avengers: Endgame alongside Boseman, honored with him a tribute that discussed how he radiated power and peace.

Angela Bassett, who portrayed Ramonda – the mother of T’Challa and Shuri – in both Black Panther and Avengers: Endgame, shared a long heartfelt message about how she knew the actor and how they were destined to work together.

Boseman, a true thespian at heart, was born in South Carolina; he graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in directing at Howard University in Washington D.C. At first, seeking a career to write and direct, he studied the latter creative field in order to better relate to actors.

Moving to Los Angeles, from Brooklyn, New York to pursue an acting career, he soon gained TV credits with the likes of Law & Order, CSI: NY, ER, Lincoln Heights and Persons Unknown before eventually scoring his first leading role in 42, portraying real-life baseball star Jackie Robinson and the rest is history.

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