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Creator / Chadwick Boseman

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Chadwick Aaron Boseman (born November 29, 1976) is an American actor, producer, screenwriter, and playwright.

He is best known for portraying Jackie Robinson in 42, James Brown in Get On Up and Black Panther in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, who appeared for the first time in Captain America: Civil War.

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  • Older Than They Look: Is in his 40s, yet could pass for late 20s or even younger. He was 37 when Draft Day was shot and he played someone in his early 20s.
  • Real Men Love Jesus: Like his fellow MCU star Chris Pratt, he's a devout Christian.
  • Typecasting: He's played a lot of historical figures—Jackie Robinson, James Brown, and Thurgood Marshall.


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