He died following a private four-year battle with colon cancer.
A year on from his death, Oscar-winning actress Nyong’o, 38, said his legacy lives on.
Alongside a picture of the pair laughing together, the actress, who played the spy Nakia on Black Panther, wrote on Instagram: “I did not know that I could miss both his laughter and his silence in equal measure. I do. I do…
“One year after his passing, the memory of @chadwickboseman remains this alive in me.”
Josh Gad, who starred alongside Boseman in the 2017 legal drama Marshall, was also among those paying tribute.
The actor and singer, 40, wrote on Twitter: “Not a day goes by one year later, where it doesn’t still hurt. But in the darkness, he always reminds us of the light. He was an angel on this planet and is now a Saint on high. Love you and miss you more than ever… forever.”
He also reposted one of the final texts sent to him by Boseman before he died, in which the Black Panther star described a rain storm in Los Angeles and encouraged Gad to “thank God for the unique beauties and wonders of this day”.
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