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Chadwick Boseman, “Black Panther” Star, Has Died At 42 After A Colon Cancer Diagnosis

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Chadwick Boseman, “Black Panther” Star, Has Died At 42 After A Colon Cancer Diagnosis

Chadwick Boseman, best known for his starring role in the blockbuster film Black Panther, has died after being diagnosed with colon cancer four years ago, his representatives announced Friday. He was 42.

In a statement posted to Twitter, the actor’s reps said Boseman was diagnosed with Stage 3 colon cancer in 2016, but despite medical treatment, it processed to Stage 4.

“A true fighter, Chadwick persevered through it all, and brought you many of the films you have come to love so much,” his reps said.

Boseman died in his home with is family by his side, they added.

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