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Chadwick Boseman; the ultimate fighter

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The courageous real-life hero, Chadwick Aaron Boseman, said his final goodbye to the world on the 28th of August, 2020. Boseman was a black-American actor known for his depictions of factual historical figures. These include Jackie Robinson in 42, James Brown in Get on Up, and Thurgood Marshall in Marshall. Most importantly, he was popular for his characters in the Marvel Cinematic Universe films. Like, Captain America: Civil War, Black Panther, Avengers: Infinity War, Avengers: End Game. Outside of his roles as real-life historical figures, he appeared in films such as 21 Bridges, and Da 5 Bloods.

Chadwick Boseman’s early childhood and education

Boseman was born and raised in South Carolina to African-American parents. Chadwick Boseman graduated from T. L. Hanna High School in 1995. He joined the college at Howard University in Washington DC and graduated with a bachelor of fine arts in directing, in 2000. One of his teachers, Felicia Rashid, also became a mentor to him and helped raise funds. In fact, it helped Boseman and a few other fellow students to attend the Oxford mid-summer program of the British-American Drama Academy in London. The program accepted them. Chadwick Boseman always desired to write and direct. He primarily began studying acting to learn Cahow to communicate to actors.

 

 

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How his career started in Hollywood

He got his first television role in 2003 in an episode of the third watch. After this Chadwick Boseman continued to write scripts and excel in his field. Not only his common audience but even the film critics were a fan of his remarkable acting skills and roles that eventually made him a culture hero.  Rendering to film critic Owen Gleiberman in Variety,

“Boseman was a virtuoso actor who had the rare ability to create a character from the outside in and the inside out [and he] knew how to fuse with a role, etching it in three dimensions. That’s what made him an artist, and a movie star,  too.”

Cancer diagnosis

Chadwick Boseman was diagnosed with stage III colon cancer in 2016. But he insisted to keep this important part of his life private as it progressed to stage IV before 2020. Just colon cancer was not enough to take away the passion that flowed in Chadwick Boseman’s veins. And so, he decided to keep working on his projects and delivered astounding characters to his fans in his movies Marshall,  Da 5 Bloods, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, and others. Boseman passed away in his home alongside his family.

Chadwick Boseman will be forever remembered

The spread of the news of his death shook not just the entire America, but the world too. Many fellow actors and other celebrities paid tribute to Boseman via social media. And his death was compared to the other sudden deaths of black celebrities such as Kobe Bryant in 2020. The tweet in which his family publicized his death on his Twitter account became the most-liked tweet ever. It had more than 6 million likes in under 24 hours. As his fans mourned their loss and tweeted “Wakanda forever” frequently, their hearts chanted his title as the Ultimate Hero, not just for the blacks, but for everyone.

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