As a playwright, his script for "Deep Azure," performed at the Congo Square Theatre Company in Chicago, Illinois, was nominated for a 2006 Joseph Jefferson Award for New Work.
A graduate of both Howard University in Washington, DC and the British American Dramatic Academy at Oxford, England.
Grew up in Anderson, S.C., where he excelled in basketball. At age 31, he still plays pick-up games, and also boxes.
Denzel Washington paid for Chadwick Boseman's tuition at Oxford University.
Son of Carolyn (Mattress) and Leroy Boseman.