Chadwick Boseman

Chadwick Boseman

Movie Actor

Chadwick Aaron Boseman was an American actor. During his two-decade career, Boseman received multiple accolades, including two Screen Actors Guild Awards, a Golden Globe Award, a Critics' Choice Movie Award, and a Primetime Emmy Award, and an Academy Award nomination.

Full Name
Chadwick Aaron Boseman
Nov 29, 1976
Aug 28, 2020
6′ 0″
Net Worth


Chadwick Aaron Boseman was born on November 29, 1976, in Anderson, South Carolina. His zodiac sign is Sagittarius and his ethnicity is African-American. Boseman attended T.L. Hanna High School in Anderson and later graduated from Howard University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in directing. Following graduation, he moved to New York City to become an actor. 

Boseman made his acting debut in 2003 on the television show "Third Watch." He went on to appear in several other television shows and movies, including "Law & Order," "ER," "Lincoln Heights," "Fringe," and "Justified." In 2013, he starred in the film 42 as Jackie Robinson, which earned him critical acclaim and awards recognition. He then followed up with roles in Get On Up (2014) and Gods of Egypt (2016).

In 2018, Boseman portrayed T'Challa/Black Panther in Marvel's Black Panther which became a blockbuster hit worldwide, grossing over $1 billion at the box office. The role earned him numerous awards nominations including an Academy Award for Best Actor nomination. He reprised the role for Avengers: Infinity War (2018), Avengers: Endgame (2019), and will do so again for Black Panther II which is set for release in 2022. 

Outside of acting, Boseman has been vocal about social justice and working with charities like World Central Kitchen and Black Lives Matter Global Network Foundation to support those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1976</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Chadwick Boseman is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On November 29, 1976, Chadwick Aaron Boseman was born in Anderson, South Carolina.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2003</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Graduates from Howard University</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Boseman graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in directing from the historically black university.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2008</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Debut Film Role</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Boseman's first film role was in "The Express: The Ernie Davis Story".</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2013</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Starring Role in 42</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Boseman stars as Jackie Robinson in the biographical sports drama "42".</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2016</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Lead Role in Captain America: Civil War</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Starring as the superhero Black Panther, Boseman makes his debut in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2018</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Black Panther Released</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Boseman reprises his role as Black Panther in the standalone film that grosses over $1.3 billion worldwide.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2020</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Nominated for Best Actor Oscar</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Boseman is nominated for a Best Actor Academy Award for his performance in the film "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom".</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> He's a Great Role Model</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Chadwick Boseman was a great role model for young actors. He was known for his dedication and passion for acting, and he strived to be the best he could be. He also showed humility and kindness throughout his career, always putting others before himself.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> He Was Diverse in His Roles</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Chadwick Boseman was an incredibly versatile actor. He had a wide range of roles from historical figures such as Jackie Robinson to playing the iconic superhero Black Panther. He was able to bring these characters to life in a unique way that made them both memorable and inspiring.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> He Was Inspiring</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Chadwick Boseman was an inspiration to many people. He used his platform to spread positivity and encouraged people to be their best selves. His legacy will continue to inspire people for years to come.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> Started His Career as a Writer</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Before becoming an actor, Chadwick Boseman wrote, produced and directed several plays including “Hieroglyphic Graffiti”, “Deep Azure”, and “Rhythm of the Word”.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> Attended Howard University</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Chadwick Boseman attended Howard University in Washington D.C., where he studied directing and writing.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> First Black Superhero to Lead a Major Franchise</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Chadwick Boseman was the first black superhero to lead a major franchise when he was cast as "Black Panther" in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Honored with a Star on The Hollywood Walk Of Fame</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In 2019, Chadwick Boseman was honored with a star on The Hollywood Walk Of Fame for his contribution to the entertainment industry.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Won Numerous Awards</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Chadwick Boseman won numerous awards for his portrayal of Black Panther in the Marvel movies, including a Critics' Choice Movie Award, a Saturn Award, and two African Movie Academy Awards.</p></div>


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