Chadwick Aaron Boseman turns 42 years old today. Here are five fun facts about the actor. 1. While attending Howard University, he took an acting class led by Phylicia Rashad. 2. Boseman was not a fan of comics as a child. 3. He didn’t have to audition for the role of Black Panther. 4. Boseman would love to play Jimi Hendrix. 5. He originally got into acting so that he could know how to relate to actors and be a better director. Happy Birthday, Chadwick Boseman!