He was diagnosed with Stage 3 colon cancer back in 2016. He fought hard and brave until he passed with his family at his side. Many had made remark recently about his significant weight loss and guessed it might be for a movie role. Sadly it was not.
He best know for "Black Panther" but I loved him as James Brown and Jackie Robinson.
His families statement It is with immeasurable grief that we confirm the tragic passing of Chadwick Boseman. Chadwick was diagnosed with stage III colon cancer in 2016, and battled with it these last 4 years as it progressed to stage IV.
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