Chadwick Boseman is becoming the perfect Renaissance man. In the roles he’s taken on, he embodies the characters as his own, and does a good job of it! As the world prepares itself for Boseman’s new films, Marshall (2017) and Black Panther (2018), let’s a take a look at the roles that helped made his name a common household pronoun.

Boseman as ‘Thoth’ in the film Gods of Egypt


As Jackie Robinson in 42 (2013), the first African-American to play in Major League Baseball.

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Get on Up (2014), Boseman played the iconic James Brown. EGOT winner Viola Davis also starred as James Brown’s mother.

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Premiering on October 13, 2017, Boseman will be the playing the first African-American Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall in the film Marshall.

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Marvel introduced ‘Black Panther’, also known as ‘T’Challa’, in films in the Captain America: Civil War, the character is set to have its solo movie in February 2017 starring Boseman – fans went crazy over it and they dubbed the film ‘BlackPantherSoLit’.  Check out the trend on Twitter. Boseman will reprise ‘T’challa’ in Avengers: Infinity War set to release in May 2018.

Creator Stan Lee gave his congratulatory respects to Boseman on Twitter for bringing his character to life so well.