Chadwick Boseman was an American actor, playwright, and screenwriter hailing from Anderson, South Carolina. He graduated from Howard University and went on to study at the British American Dramatic Academy in Oxford. Boseman's play "Deep Azure" was nominated for a 2006 Joseph Jefferson Award for New Work. His breakout role was playing the lead Jackie Robinson in 2013's 42.
Boseman was best remembered for portraying T’Challa/Black Panther in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. He has portrayed the character in Captain America: Civil War (2016), Black Panther (2018), Avengers: Infinity War (2018), and Avengers: Endgame (2019).