Words from Chadwick Boseman 1976 – 2020

Words from Chadwick Boseman 1976 - 2020

Words from Chadwick Boseman 1976 – 2020

I was raised in a sort of village. I have a huge family, and I think there is strength in that. It helped me to deal with some of the complications of living in the South because I always felt like I belonged, no matter what.

I would love to have an ocean of love right now. That said, the number-one rule of acting is, ‘Do not seek approval from the audience.’ People don’t realize that. You can’t do stuff to get applause. You have to live in the truth.

I’m an artist. Artists don’t need permission to work. Regardless of whether I’m acting or not, I write. I write when I’m tired in fact, because I believe your most pure thoughts surface.

I think there’s a difference between a working actor, a movie star and a celebrity. They’re all three different things.

When you play characters, you shouldn’t just be putting on their characteristics – you should be finding it inside yourself.

The projects that I end up doing, that I want to be involved with in any way, have always been projects that will be impactful, for the most part, to my people – to black people.

A man of respect and integrity. A son, brother, husband, friend and role model. Rest well, King.

Words from Chadwick Boseman 1976 – 2020



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