Boseman at the 2014 Deauville American Film Festival.
November 29, 1976 |
Anderson, South Carolina, U.S.
|Occupation||Actor, screenwriter, playwright|
Chadwick Aaron Boseman (born November 29, 1976) is an American actor, screenwriter, and playwright. He is best known for portraying Jackie Robinson in 42 (2013) and James Brown in Get On Up (2014). He will star as the superhero Black Panther in Captain America: Civil War (2016) and his own film as the titular character, which will be released on July 6, 2018.
Boseman was born in Anderson, South Carolina, the son of Carolyn, a nurse, and Leroy Boseman, who owns an upholstery business. His cousin Sequoya Denise Boseman was born in 1986  He graduated from T.L. Hanna High School in 1995 and later graduated from Howard University in Washington, D.C. He also graduated from the British American Dramatic Academy in Oxford, Oxfordshire.
From 2002 to 2007, Boseman was the drama instructor in the Schomburg Junior Scholars Program, housed at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem, New York. In 2004 his cousin Kharisma Tinya Smith was born and now is working on an acting career.
As a playwright, Boseman's script for Deep Azure, performed at the Congo Square Theatre Company in Chicago, Illinois, was nominated for a 2006 Joseph Jefferson Award for New Work. He has also had television roles in Lincoln Heights as Nathaniel "Nate" Ray and as Sergeant McNair in the NBC television series Persons Unknown. He also starred as Lt. Samuel Drake in the action thriller The Kill Hole.
Boseman's film debut came in 2008, when he appeared in The Express: The Ernie Davis Story, in which he portrayed future Hall-of-Famer Floyd Little. He starred in the 2013 film 42 as Jackie Robinson. In 2014, he co-starred in Draft Day as Vontae Mack and starred as James Brown in Get on Up. He will also be playing Black Panther in Captain America: Civil War, as well as an upcoming solo film in July 2018.
|2008||The Express||Floyd Little|
|2012||The Kill Hole||Lt. Samuel Drake|
|2014||Draft Day||Vontae Mack|
|2014||Get On Up||James Brown|
|2016||Gods of Egypt||Thoth|
|2016||Captain America: Civil War||T'Challa/Black Panther||pre-production|
|2003||Third Watch||David Wafer||Episode: "In Lieu of Johnson"|
|2003||All My Children||Reggie Porter Montgomery #1||Episode unknown|
|2004||Law & Order||Foster Keyes||Episode: "Can I Get a Witness?"|
|2006||CSI: NY||Rondo||Episode: "Heroes"|
|2008||ER||Derek Taylor||Episode: "Oh, Brother"|
|2008||Cold Case||Dexter Collins||Episode: "Street Money"|
|2008–2009||Lincoln Heights||Nathaniel "Nate" Ray||9 episodes|
|2009||Lie to Me||Cabe McNeil||Episode: "Truth or Consequences"|
|2010||Persons Unknown||Sergeant McNair||13 episodes|
|2010||The Glades||Michael Richmond||Episode: "Honey"|
|2011||Castle||Chuck Russell||Episode: "Poof, You're Dead"|
|2011||Fringe||Mark Little / Cameron James||Episode: "Subject 9"|
|2011||Detroit 1-8-7||Tommy Westin||Episode: "Beaten/Cover Letter"|
|2011||Justified||Ralph "Flex" Beeman||Episode: "For Blood or Money"|
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- Yamato, Jen (2013-02-14). "The Kill Hole". Deadline.com. Retrieved 2013-04-19.
- "Harrison Ford and Chadwick Boseman will star in an upcoming movie about Jackie Robinson. | MLB.com: News". Mlb.mlb.com. Retrieved 2013-04-19.
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