Chadwick Boseman (1976–2020)


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Chadwick Boseman was an American actor. He is known for his portrayal of T'Challa / Black Panther in the Marvel Cinematic Universe from 2016 to 2019, particularly in Black Panther (2018), and for his starring roles as several pioneering Americans, Jackie Robinson in 42 (2013), James Brown in Get on Up (2014), and Thurgood Marshall in Marshall (... See full bio »

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Known For

Black Panther T'Challa / Black Panther
(2018)
Captain America: Civil War T'Challa / Black Panther
(2016)
Avengers: Infinity War T'Challa / Black Panther
(2018)
Avengers: Endgame T'Challa / Black Panther
(2019)

Filmography

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 2021 What If...? (TV Series)
Star Lord T'Challa / T'Challa / Black Panther
- What If... The Watcher Broke His Oath? (2021) ... Star Lord T'Challa (voice)
- What If... Killmonger Rescued Tony Stark? (2021) ... T'Challa / Black Panther (voice)
- What If... Zombies?! (2021) ... T'Challa / Black Panther (voice)
- What If... T'Challa Became a Star-Lord? (2021) ... Star Lord T'Challa (voice)
 2020 Da 5 Bloods
Stormin' Norman
 2019 21 Bridges
Andre Davis
 2019 Avengers: Endgame
T'Challa / Black Panther
 2018 Avengers: Infinity War
T'Challa / Black Panther
 2018 Black Panther
T'Challa / Black Panther
 2017 Marshall
Thurgood Marshall
 2016 Message from the King
Jacob King
 2016 Captain America: Civil War
T'Challa / Black Panther
 2016 Gods of Egypt
Thoth
 2014 9 Kisses (Short)
Musician
 2014 Get on Up
James Brown
 2014/I Draft Day
Vontae Mack
 2013 42
Jackie Robinson
 2012 The Kill Hole
Lt. Samuel Drake
 2011 Fringe (TV Series)
Cameron James
- Subject 9 (2011) ... Cameron James
 2011 Justified (TV Series)
Ralph 'Flex' Beeman
- For Blood or Money (2011) ... Ralph 'Flex' Beeman
 2011 Detroit 1-8-7 (TV Series)
Tommy Westin
- Beaten/Cover Letter (2011) ... Tommy Westin
 2011 Castle (TV Series)
Chuck Russell
- Poof, You're Dead (2011) ... Chuck Russell
 2010 The Glades (TV Series)
Michael Richmond
- Honey (2010) ... Michael Richmond
 2010 Persons Unknown (TV Series)
Graham McNair
- Shadows in the Cave (2010) ... Graham McNair
- And Then There Was One (2010) ... Graham McNair
- Seven Sacrifices (2010) ... Graham McNair
- Identity (2010) ... Graham McNair
- Static (2010) ... Graham McNair
 2008-2009 Lincoln Heights (TV Series)
Nathaniel Ray
- Lucky (2009) ... Nathaniel Ray
- The Gathering Storm (2009) ... Nathaniel Ray
- With You I Will Leave (2009) ... Nathaniel Ray
- Aftershock (2009) ... Nathaniel Ray
- Persons of Interest (2009) ... Nathaniel Ray
 2009 Lie to Me (TV Series)
Cabe McNeil
- Truth or Consequences (2009) ... Cabe McNeil
 2008 Cold Case (TV Series)
Dexter 'Dex' Collins '05
- Street Money (2008) ... Dexter 'Dex' Collins '05
 2008 ER (TV Series)
Derek Taylor
- Oh, Brother (2008) ... Derek Taylor
 2008 The Express
Floyd Little
 2007/III The Appointment (Short)
The Mover
 2006 CSI: NY (TV Series)
Rondo
- Heroes (2006) ... Rondo
 2006 LadyLike (Short)
Male Lead
 2004 Date (Short)
New Yorker (as Chad Boseman)
 2004 Law & Order (TV Series)
Foster Keyes
- Can I Get a Witness? (2004) ... Foster Keyes
 2003 Third Watch (TV Series)
David Wafer
- In Lieu of Johnson (2003) ... David Wafer
 1970 All My Children (TV Series)
Reggie Porter Montgomery #1 (2003)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

His play, "Deep Azure," was performed at the Congo Square Theatre Company in Chicago, Illinois.

Publicity Listings:

3 Interviews | 16 Articles | 8 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

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Alternate Names:

Chad Boseman

Height:

6' (1.83 m)

Spouse:

Taylor Simone Ledward Boseman  (his death)

Children:

None

Parents:

Carolyn Boseman (Mattress) | Leroy Boseman

Relatives:

Derrick Boseman (sibling)
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Personal Quote:

I think there's a difference between a working actor, a movie star and a celebrity. They're all three different things. See more »

Trivia:

After graduating from high school in 1995, he enrolled at Howard University in Washington, District of Columbia, USA, where he graduated (Class of 2000) with a bachelor of fine arts in directing. One of his instructors at Howard was Phylicia Rashad, who became one of his mentors, and also contacted some of her friends (including the largest contributor, Denzel Washington, who also became ... See more »

Trademark:

Best known for his portrayal of individuals from real life

Nickname:

Chad

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