34 Facts About Chadwick Boseman

1. Chadwick Boseman felt more comfortable with the suit used in Black Panther, but still says it took a while to get to a real level of comfort.

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2. Chadwick Boseman wrote and directed his own plays that took on Greek classics and added the same flavor: "What Hamilton is doing now, we were doing 15 years ago.

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3. Chadwick Boseman initially got into acting only so that he could become a better director.

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4. Chadwick Boseman was born in South Carolina in 1977, growing up in the city of Anderson.

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5. Chadwick Boseman credits the historically black college for introducing him to more black history, black writers such as James Baldwin, and the Black Panther comics.

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6. Chadwick Boseman was the sole black actor to portray an Egyptian God in Gods of Egypt.

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7. Chadwick Boseman was blunt with Chadwick Boseman to start, telling him that if she got the movie made when she wanted to she would have put Sidney Poitier in the role.

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8. Chadwick Boseman has had memorable roles in films such as 42 and Get on Up.

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9. Chadwick Boseman is an American by nationality and he is of African-American ethnicity.

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10. Chadwick Boseman has kept his personal life private and out of the spotlight.

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11. Chadwick Boseman wanted his character to speak with an African accent from the very beginning.

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12. Chadwick Boseman decided to take acting courses only to better understand the actors better.

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13. At some point of his life, Chadwick Boseman decided to learn about his ancestry and took a DNA test.

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14. Chadwick Boseman was born on November 29, 1977, in Anderson, South Carolina to the family of Carolyn and Leroy Boseman.

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15. Chadwick Boseman starred as Thoth, a deity from Egyptian mythology, in Gods of Egypt.

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16. Chadwick Boseman was born in South Carolina, and raised in the city of Anderson, the son of Carolyn, a nurse, and Leroy Boseman, who owns an upholstery business.

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17. Chadwick Boseman was baptized, and was part of a church choir and youth group.

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18. Chadwick Boseman reprised the role in Avengers: Infinity War, which was released in April 2018, and will return in Avengers: Endgame, which was scheduled to be released in April 2019.

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19. Chadwick Boseman headlined Black Panther in 2018, which focused on his character and his home country of Wakanda in Africa.

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20. Chadwick Boseman landed a regular role in 2010 in another television series, Persons Unknown.

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21. Chadwick Boseman continued to write plays, with his script for Deep Azure performed at the Congo Square Theatre Company in Chicago; it was nominated for a 2006 Joseph Jefferson Award for New Work.

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22. Chadwick Boseman lived in Brooklyn at the start of his career.

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23. Chadwick Boseman attended college at Howard University in Washington, DC, graduating in 2000 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in directing.

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24. Chadwick Boseman has had roles in the television series Lincoln Heights and Persons Unknown (2010) and the films The Express, Draft Day (2014) and Message from the King (2016).

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25. Chadwick Boseman posts musical tribute to Stan Lee: "That's how I'm sending you to the other side".

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26. Chadwick Boseman chose one of the most awesome ways in which to pay tribute to the late Stan Leean epic bongo drum solo! Boseman, 40, posted a video of himself on Twitter playing the instrument, whose tribal-like sound.

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27. Chadwick Boseman remembers Stan Lee with epic bongo solo that recalls Black Panther.

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28. Chadwick Boseman said goodbye to Stan Lee in his own way, with a musical tribute.

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29. Stan Lee and actor Chadwick Boseman attend the world premiere of 'Black Panther.

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30. In 2014, Chadwick Boseman appeared opposite Kevin Costner in Draft Day, in which he played an NFL draft prospect.

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31. In 2013, Chadwick Boseman starred in the indie film The Kill Hole, which was released in theaters a few weeks before 42.

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32. Chadwick Boseman had his first starring role in the 2013 film 42, in which he portrayed baseball pioneer and star Jackie Robinson.

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33. Chadwick Boseman got his first television role in 2003, in an episode of Third Watch.

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34. Chadwick Boseman worked as the drama instructor in the Schomburg Junior Scholars Program, housed at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem, New York.

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