Chadwick Boseman Receives His First-Ever Golden Globe Nomination For Best Actor

Written by on February 3, 2021

On Wednesday, late actor Chadwick Boseman became a first time Golden Globe nominee after being posthumously nominated in the Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama category for Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom.

The beloved actor died Aug. 28, 2020, at the age of 43 from colon cancer. He passed during post-production of the film, which is directed by George C. Wolfe and about Ma Rainey, an influential blues singer in the 1920s. Boseman played Levee Green, a talented trumpet player.

Although he had been nominated for a slew of awards throughout his carer, this Wednesday marked the first time Boseman got a nod for a Golden Globe. In addition to receiving this nomination, he was also nominated for an NAACP Image Award, a Gotham Award, and an Indie Spirit Award for his role in the film, which was his last before passing.

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