Chadwick Boseman – Cause of Death, Date of Death, and More!

Chadwick Boseman died at age 43, not too shabby. Check out the death cause, death date, and more facts about the circumstances surrounding actor Chadwick Boseman's death.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Chadwick Boseman was an American actor who has appeared in several blockbuster movies over the course of his career. Although he actually wanted to become a writer and director, but after studying acting for a while in order to do so, he eventually decided to pursue an acting career. After some minor work on the television, Chadwick’s acting career began to take off in 2008 as he landed his first recurring role in TV series Lincoln Heights and also made feature film debut with The Express. In 2014, Boseman received praise for his performance in the movie Get on Up and then starred in two major hits Gods of Egypt and Captain America: Civil War during 2016. He then reprised his role as the Marvel’s superhero Black Panther in the 2018 blockbuster movie of the same name while he continues to portray the same character in other Marvel superhero movies as well. As for his off-camera romantic life, the actor was diagnosed with colon cancer in 2016 and eventually died on August 28, 2020 from complications related to the illness.

How did Chadwick Boseman die?

Chadwick Boseman's death was caused by colon cancer.

In 2016, Boseman was diagnosed with colon cancer. He kept his condition private, continuing to act until his death in 2020 from the illness.

Information about the death of Chadwick Boseman
Cause of deathColon Cancer
Age of death43 years
ProfessionActor, Screenwriter
BirthdayNovember 29, 1976
Death dateAugust 28, 2020
Place of deathLos Angeles, California, United States
Place of burialN/A


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

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"Every year, Hollywood is looking for that new, white leading man and new white starlet that audiences fall in love with. But they're not looking for the next Denzel Washington, Will Smith or Sidney Poitier."

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"I started out as a writer and a director. I started acting because I wanted to know how to relate to the actors. When people ask me what I do, I don't really say that I'm an actor, because actors often wait for someone to give them roles."

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"I'd taken, like, maybe some African dance classes a couple of times, but I wasn't a musical theater person at all."

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"I'm an artist. Artists don't need permission to work. Regardless of whether I'm acting or not, I write. I write when I'm tired in fact, because I believe your most pure thoughts surface."

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