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Chadwick Boseman        

Actor, Best Known for Marvel's "Black Panther"

Actor Chadwick Boseman attended Howard University in Washington, D.C., graduating with a Bachelor of fine arts degree in directing. He then attended the British American Drama Academy in Oxford, England.

After graduation Boseman performed in a number of stage productions, including Breathe, Romeo and Juliet, Bootleg Blues, Zooman and Willie's Cut and Shine. He won an AUDELCO award for his role as the teen E.J. in 2002's Urban Transitions: Loose Blossoms, a play by Ron Milner about a struggling African-American family pulled in by the temptation of fast cash. He's also worked as part of the Hip Hop Theatre Festival and has written the plays Hieroglyphic Graffiti, Deep Azure and Rhyme Deferred. Additionally, he has directed a number of stage productions and the short film Blood Over a Broken Pawn.

Boseman started to make a name for himself on TV in the mid-2000s with guest spots on crime dramas like Third Watch, CSI:NY and on the soap opera All My Children.

In 2008, he landed a reoccurring role as Nathaniel Ray on the ABC Family drama Lincoln Heights, which focused on a suburban family who relocates to the urban community where the police officer patriarch was raised. During his stint on the show he also had guest-starring roles on ER, Lie to Me, The Glades and Cold Case. Other TV credits include Justified, Fringe and Castle.

The year 2008 also saw Boseman appearing in Gary Fleder's The Express, a sports biopic about renowned running back Ernie Davis, who played for Syracuse University during the Civil Rights Movement. The film co-starred Rob Brown and Dennis Quaid, with Boseman featured as fellow running back Floyd Little.

In 2012, Boseman played the lead role in the film The Kill Hole, directed by Mischa Webley. The indie production revolves around the life of a Portland, Oregon taxi driver who's also an Iraq War veteran, haunted by memories of his past and drafted for a new mission by a private firm. Around the same time, Boseman won the lead role in the Jackie Robinson biopic 42, which tells the story of the legendary baseball player, who broke racist barriers by becoming the first African American to play major league baseball.

The actor seems destined to bring the behind-the-scenes stories of famous faces to the big screen. In addition to Floyd Little and Jackie Robinson, Boseman portrayed James Brown in the biopic Get on Up.

In 2016, he starred as the Black Panther in Captain America: Civil War. He reprised the role in the 2018 films Black Panther and Avengers: Infinity War. He portrayed Thurgood Marshall in the biographical thriller film Marshall.

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