American actor Chadwick Boseman, best known for his role as the “Black Panther” in Marvel movies, lost his battle with cancer at the age of just 43.
The news of his death was announced by the actor’s family, in a post on Twitter.
“With unspeakable pain we confirm the death of Chadwick Boseman”, the statement said, noting that the actor was diagnosed in 2016 with stage 3 cancer and had been battling it for four years.
In fact, the announcement states that the films through which we met him, were shot amid chemotherapy and many surgeries.
He had not spoken publicly about the battle he was giving and died at his home alongside his wife and family.
Our hearts are broken and our thoughts are with Chadwick Boseman’s family. Your legacy will live on forever. Rest In Peace. pic.twitter.com/DyibBLoBxz
— Marvel Studios (@MarvelStudios) August 29, 2020