‘Black Panther’ star, Dorothy Steel, is dead at the age of 95.
The Nonagenarian who began her acting debut in the Marvel film reportedly died on Friday October 15 from a yet to be disclosed ailment.
According to available information, Steel who played the leader of the merchant tribe in the original film was on the set of the sequel ‘Wakanda Forever’ but was later sent back home to spend her final moments with family.
Confirming her demise, Steel’s publicist told WSB-TV that she ‘went out strong’.
‘Black Panther’ stars have taken to social media platforms to pay tributes to the actress.
Lupita Nyong’O wrote on Instagram: “I will miss Miss Dorothy Steel on the Black Panther 2 set. She was weakest. Wildly witty and very very warm. She was dedicated to her role in the movie and showed up with delightful enthusiasm.”