Jamie Foxx, Kamala Harris and More Stars Pay Tribute to Chadwick Boseman: 'What an Immense Talent'

Jamie Foxx, Kamala Harris and More Stars Pay Tribute to Chadwick Boseman: 'What an Immense Talent'

Chadwick Boseman's fans and famous friends are mourning his death. He was 43.

The actor died on Friday at his home surrounded by family after a years-long battle with colon cancer.

After news of his death was made public, Boseman was honored by former costars and fellow actors on Twitter and Instagram.

His Avengers family, including Brie Larson, Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Don Cheadle and Zoë Saldana, paid tribute to the Black Panther star. "All I have to say is the tragedies amassing this year have only been made more profound by the loss of #ChadwickBoseman. What a man, and what an immense talent. Brother, you were one of the all time greats and your greatness was only beginning. Lord love ya. Rest in power, King," Ruffalo tweeted.

"My prayers go out to Chadwick’s family and loved ones. The world will miss his tremendous talent. God rest his soul. #wakandaforever," Chris Pratt wrote on Instagram.

Among others who shared loving messages to Boseman and his family were Jamie Foxx, Tiffany Haddish, Josh Gad, Dwayne Johnson and Whoopi Goldberg.

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“It was meant to be for Chadwick and me to be connected, for us to be family. But what many don’t know is our story began long before his historic turn as Black Panther. During the premiere party for Black Panther, Chadwick reminded me of something. He whispered that when I received my honorary degree from Howard University, his alma mater, he was the student assigned to escort me that day. And here we were, years later as friends and colleagues, enjoying the most glorious night ever! We’d spent weeks prepping, working, sitting next to each other every morning in makeup chairs, preparing for the day together as mother and son. I am honored that we enjoyed that full circle experience. This young man’s dedication was awe-inspiring, his smile contagious, his talent unreal. So I pay tribute to a beautiful spirit, a consummate artist, a soulful brother…”thou aren’t not dead but flown afar…”. All you possessed, Chadwick, you freely gave. Rest now, sweet prince.” #WakandaForever

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"In power Eternally in power," wrote director Barry Jenkins, who worked together on the international thriller Expatriate.

Hollywood stars weren't the only ones to pay tribute to Boseman.

"The true power of @ChadwickBoseman was bigger than anything we saw on screen. From the Black Panther to Jackie Robinson, he inspired generations and showed them they can be anything they want — even super heroes. Jill and I are praying for his loved ones at this difficult time," Democratic presidential nominee and former vice president Joe Biden tweeted.

"Heartbroken. My friend and fellow Bison Chadwick Boseman was brilliant, kind, learned, and humble. He left too early but his life made a difference. Sending my sincere condolences to his family," Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris shared.

"It is with immeasurable grief that we confirm the passing of Chadwick Boseman.⁣ ⁣ Chadwick was diagnosed with stage III colon cancer in 2016, and battled with it these last 4 years as it progressed to stage IV," Boseman's family confirmed in a statement on social media.

"A true fighter, Chadwick persevered through it all, and brought you many of the films you have come to love so much. From Marshall to Da 5 Bloods, August Wilson’s Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom and several more, all were filmed during and between countless surgeries and chemotherapy," the statement read. "It was the honor of his career to bring King T’Challa to life in Black Panther."

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