Chadwick Boseman posthumously received the Hero for Ages Award st the MTV Movie and TV Awards last night.
Don Cheadle and Robert Downey Jr who were Boseman’s costars in the Avengers franchise, paid tribute to the actor during last night’s ceremony.
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“Each time he stepped on the set, he inspired and influenced everyone there,…” Cheadle said in his speech. “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 .”
Downey added, “He wasn’t just a Hero on screen. His list of selfless and inspirational acts and deeds is too long to recount here, consistently showing up during trial and triumph for family, friends and fans alike,some of whom were battling the same invisible enemy. He was the most heroic when just being Chad. That’s when he was bigger than anyone he played on-screen.”