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‘Black Panther’ star Chadwick Boseman passes away at 43

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Chadwick Boseman, who rose to fame as the majestic Black Panther in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, has passed away Friday.

He was 43.

His representative confirmed his passing was due to colon cancer.

Boseman died at his home in the Los Angeles area with his wife and family by his side, his publicist Nicki Fioravante told The Associated Press.

Boseman was diagnosed with colon cancer four years ago, his family said in a statement.

“A true fighter, Chadwick persevered through it all, and brought you many of the films you have come to love so much,” his family said in the statement. “From Marshall to Da 5 Bloods, August Wilson’s Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom and several more- all were filmed during and between countless surgeries and chemotherapy. It was the honor of his career to bring King T’Challa to life in Black Panther.”

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