The actor was nominated for Best Actor for his final performance as a ’20s-era trumpet player in “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” — plus, check out all the night’s big winners.
Chadwick Boseman was honored with a heartfelt and sentimental tribute by his widow, Taylor Simone Ledward, over the course of the 2021 Gotham Awards on Monday night.
A mainly virtual event, Boseman was nominated for Best Actor for his final film performance in the 1920’s-set “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” alongside co-star Viola Davis’ Best Actress nomination.
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While neither took home those awards, they were nevertheless both honored on the night, taking home the Actor Tribute and Actress Tribute awards, respectively. These serve as a lifetime achievement award, celebrating not just the latest work, but the artist’s entire filmography.
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