'Black Panther' star Chadwick Boseman dies from cancer at 43. Boseman, who played Black icons Jackie Robinson and James Brown before joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe as King T'Challa of Wakanda, died Friday after suffering from colon cancer for four years, his representative Nicki Fioravante confirmed to USA TODAY. Ref. USAToday
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