Actor Lance Reddick, best known for his roles in “The Wire” and the “John Wick” franchise, passed away at the age of 60 on Friday. The news of his sudden death has left his family, friends, and fans in shock and mourning.
According to his representative, Mia Hansen, Reddick died of natural causes. His wife, Stephanie Reddick, expressed her gratitude for the overwhelming love, support, and beautiful stories that have been shared on social media platforms since his passing.
Reddick’s co-stars and colleagues also paid tribute to him, with Wendell Pierce, who worked with him on “The Wire,” remembering him as a man of great strength and grace. Actress Viola Davis, who had the opportunity to work with him, expressed her shock and disbelief at the loss of this talented, kind, and intelligent King.
Reddick’s colleagues in the “John Wick” franchise also shared their heartfelt condolences, calling him a kind-hearted soul, a wonderful human, and a true friend. He was set to appear in “John Wick: Chapter 4.”
In addition to his acting career, Reddick was also the voice of Commander Zavala in the Destiny game series and was beloved in the gaming community.
Stephanie Reddick asked for donations in her late husband’s name to be made to momcares.org, a nonprofit organization that serves mothers and families in Baltimore, Reddick’s hometown.
The sudden loss of Lance Reddick has left a void in the entertainment industry and in the hearts of those who knew him. His talent, grace, and kindness will be deeply missed.