S.C. native plays Jackie Robinson in “42”
Chadwick Boseman, who plays baseball legend Jackie Robinson in the new film 42, grew up in Anderson, South Carolina, performing in school and community theatre as well as pursuing interests in the literary and visual arts. Read more about his background and work here:
- Meet Chadwick Boseman, star of ’42’ (Philly.com)
- Upstate native hits big screen with bang (GoUpstate.com)
- ’42’ opens on Friday starring Anderson native Chadwick Boseman (IndependentMail.com)
- SC natives star in Jackie Robinson biopic “42” (WISTV.com)
Boseman is paired with another South Carolinian in 42; Robinson’s wife, Rachel, is played by Nicole Beharie, who was hand-picked by Robinson’s widow for the role.