American actor Chadwick Boseman best known for his role in 2018 superhero flick Black Panther has died of colon cancer at the age of 43.

In a statement from his family, it was revealed that Boseman who has been battling colon cancer since 2016 died in his home, with his family and wife by his side.

Chadwick was diagnosed with stage III colon cancer in 2016, and battled with it these last four years as it progressed to stage IV,” a statement posted on the actor’s Twitter account said.