Chadwick Boseman Biography

Chadwick Boseman is an American actor best known for his role in the flick ’42.’ Check out this biography to know about his birthday, childhood, family life, achievements, and fun facts about him.

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Birthday: November 29, 1976 Black Celebrities Born on November 29

Nationality: American

Famous: African American Actors Actors

Age: 43 Years, 43 Year Old Males

Sun Sign: Sagittarius

Also Known As: Chadwick Aaron Bosema

Born in: Anderson

Famous as: Actor

Height: 6'0" (183 cm), 6'0" Males


father: Leroy Boseman

mother: Carolyn Boseman

U.S. State: South Carolina, African-American From South Carolina

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education: T. L. Hanna High School (1995), British American Drama Academy, Howard University

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Chadwick Boseman is an American actor best known for playing Jackie Robinson in the flick ‘42’ and the R&B singer James Brown in the movie ‘Get on Up’. He is also known for appearing as Black Panther in the Marvel Cinematic Universe film franchise surrounding the character, including ‘Captain America: Civil War’ and ‘Black Panther’. He was born as the only child of African American parents Carolyn and Leroy Boseman who encouraged him to pursue his passion for acting. After completing his studies, he began his acting career by doing a number of TV programs. Soon, he ventured into films as well. For his brilliant acting performances, the actor has won many award nominations till date. Besides acting, he enjoys playing basketball, the sport he played while growing up in South Carolina. Today, he still enjoys pick-up games and plays them whenever he gets some leisure time. The American artiste has worked as a drama instructor as well. Coming to his personal life, he is a very simple and cheerful man who loves engaging with his fans.

  • Chadwick Boseman started acting in 2003 when he bagged a recurring role in the TV series 'All My Children'. After this, he appeared in an episode each of ‘Third Watch’, ‘Law & Order’ and ‘CSI: NY’ respectively. In 2008, he was cast as Nathaniel "Nate" Ray in the series ‘Lincoln Heights’. The same year, the actor did the flick ‘The Express’. He next played Sergeant McNair in the series ‘Persons Unknown’. In 2011, he got featured in the TV programs ‘Castle’, ‘Fringe’, ‘Detroit’ and ‘Justified’ respectively.
  • Soon after this, Boseman was cast as Jackie Robinson in the biographical sports movie ‘42’ in 2013. He then played James Brown in the 2014 biographical film ‘Get on Up’. Then in 2016, the American artiste got featured in the flick ‘Gods of Egypt’. That year, he also joined the cast of ‘Captain America: Civil War’ as T'Challa / Black Panther. After this, Boseman co-produced as well as acted in the flick ‘Marshall’. In the year 2018, he reprised his role as T'Challa / Black Panther in the movies ‘Black Panther’ and ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ respectively.
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Personal Life
  • Chadwick Aaron Boseman was born on November 29, 1977 in Anderson, South Carolina, the USA as the only child of Carolyn and Leroy Boseman. His father worked in the textile industry and ran an upholstery business while her mother worked as a nurse.
  • Boseman attended T. L. Hanna High School and then graduated from Howard University in 2000 with a BFA degree in directing. He then attended London’s British American Drama Academy. After Boseman returned to the US, he enrolled at New York City's Digital Film Academy. At the start of his career, he worked as a drama instructor at the Schomburg Center for Research in New York. Any information regarding the actor’s love life is not available.


MTV Movie & TV Awards
2018 Best Performance in a Movie Black Panther (2018)
2018 Best Hero Black Panther (2018)
People's Choice Awards
2018 Favorite Male Movie Star Black Panther (2018)

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