Chad Boseman Receives Posthumous ‘Hero for the Ages’ Award at the 2020 MTV Movie & TV Awards

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The late star Chad Boseman was honored as the Greatest of All Time during the 2020 MTV Movie & TV Awards.

Boseman passed away at the age of 43, due to his long fight with colon cancer, posthumously received the Hero for the Ages award, presented by fellow Marvel stars Don Cheadle and Robert Downey Jr.

During the award show, Downey reminded everyone about how phenomenal Chad Boseman was, “The second you first saw him on screen or had the opportunity to meet him in person, his energy and intensity was undeniable,” “There was something different and special about Chadwick Boseman.”

“Each time he stepped on the set, he inspired and influenced everyone there,” Cheadle adds on. “And with every role, he created a new legion of fans. He had an incredible power to unify people and their love for his work and their respect for him as a person. The way he lived his life united people behind a higher purpose, and that will be his legacy.

Although Chad Boseman is best known for his conspicuous role as the ‘Black Panther’, he starred in a number of films and played many infamous characters, including James Brown in “Get On UpJackie Robinson in the film “42,”and Thurgood Marshall in “Marshall.”

Chad Boseman has definitely left a mark on not only the entertainment community, but also his fans. “He brought humanity and truth to the portrayal of people who felt larger than life,” Cheadle said, “and he did it in a way that honored their memories.”