Kathmandu : American actor Chadwick Boseman, who played Black Panther in the Marvel Cinematic Universe died on Friday at 43 after a four year battle with colon cancer.
Boseman also played the roles of baseball icon Jackie Robinson and music superstar James Brown during his career. But his role as the Black Panther the king of the mythical African land of Wakanda, took his stardom to the stratosphere.
He died at his home in Los Angeles with his wife and family by his side. “A true fighter, Chadwick persevered through it all, and brought you many of the films you have come to love so much,” his family said in the statement.
Friends, colleagues, and fans of Boseman tweeted out their own tributes to the actor, sharing memories of their time together. Some are collected below.