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Chadwick Boseman Biography

Birth Place:
Anderson, South Carolina, United States
Profession
Actor, writer

Fast Facts

  • Was an athlete as a child; was involved with Little League baseball but primarily played basketball
  • Studied acting at the British American Drama Academy in Oxford, England, after graduating from Howard University
  • Originally aspired to be a director
  • Made his TV debut in a 2003 episode of Third Watch
  • Trained for five months with baseball coaches to prepare for his role as Jackie Robinson in 42 (2013)

Awards

  • 2021Independent Spirit Awards-Best Male Lead: nominated
  • 2021Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama: winner
  • 2020Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: nominated
  • 2020Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role: winner
  • 2020Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role: nominated
  • 2020Critics' Choice Awards-Best Actor: winner
  • 2020Critics' Choice Awards-Best Supporting Actor: nominated
  • 2020Oscar-Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role: nominated
  • 2018People's Choice Awards-Favorite Movie Actor: winner