Chadwick Aaron Boseman, fondly called as Chad amongst fans, will be celebrating his 42 nd birthday this Friday, i.e. November 29. Chadwick is an American actor by profession who became a household name in India after his portrayal as T’Challa/Black Panther in the action film, Captain America: Civil America (2016). Recently, Chadwick Boseman starred in 21 Bridges, which was released on November 22. As the popular Hollywood actor celebrates his 42nd birthday today, we at LatestLY bring you some of the facts that are associated with Chadwick Aaron Boseman. Black Panther Star Chadwick Boseman Shares His Experience of Playing a Cop in Russo Brothers' 21 Bridges.
1. Chadwick Boseman was born on November 29, 1977, in South Carolina, United States to an Afro- American couple.
2. There was a lot of buzz around his initial years into acting. According to Chadwick Boseman, his DNA testing shows that his ancestors were from Sierro Leone and Nigeria.
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3. Chadwick Boseman wrote his first play ‘Crossroads’ in his high school when his friend was shot dead.
4. It is a little known fact that Chadwick Boseman wanted to be an architect during his childhood. He loved drawing, basketball, and was also selected to play college ball. 21 Bridges Movie Review: Chadwick Boseman, Stephan James's Performances Stand Out in This Engrossing Thriller.
5. Chadwick Boseman’s education includes a degree of Bachelor of Fine Arts in Directing from Howard University and he is also is a graduate of the prestigious New York City’s Digital Film Academy.
6. Not many people know that Chadwick Boseman has worked at an African bookstore as a bookkeeper and as a drama instructor in his early days.
7. Chadwick Boseman got his first role as a television artist in 2003, where he worked in an episode of Third Watch. He got his first regular role in the film ‘The Express: The Ernie Davis Story’ in 2008.
8. However, it was in 2013 when he got a role as a lead actor for the first time. It is said that Chadwick Boseman had to audition twice to bag his first starring role for the film ‘42’. The director Brian Helgeland took over 25 other actors in consideration for the role; however, it was Chadwick who bagged the role.
9. It was in 2016, when Chadwick Boseman signed a 5-film deal with Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), and the rest they say is history.
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10. Chadwick Boseman’s notable films include 42, Get on Up, Draft Day, Message from the King, Marshall, Captain America: Civil War, Black Panther, Avengers: Infinity War, and Avengers: Endgame.
Chadwick Boseman has donned many roles in his career. He has worked as an actor, director, and a producer too. In a career spanning a little over two decades, Chadwick has some wonderful films and television series against his name. As the celebrated actor observes his 42 nd birthday on November 29, we at LatestLY, we wish the ‘King of Wakanda’, a.k.a. Black Panther, a.k.a Chadwick Boseman, a very ‘Happy Birthday’ and wish him luck in his future endeavours!