March26 , 2023

Lance Reddick Dead at 60



Actor Lance Reddick has died on the age of 60, Variety confirmed on Friday. While reps for Reddick didn’t instantly reply to POPSUGAR’s request for remark, the actor died of pure causes Friday morning.

Reddick was born in Baltimore, Maryland. As an adolescent, he was extra focused on music, and even majored in music composition on the University of Rochester. He later attended the Yale School of Drama and graduated along with his MFA in 1994.

Reddick’s first main TV function was in HBO’s “Oz,” which he joined in 2000. His credit additionally embrace quite a few appearances on reveals within the “Law & Order” franchise. He later joined the primary forged of “The Wire,” which premiered on HBO in 2002, and appeared in all 5 seasons as Cedric Daniels. On “Lost,” he appeared in 4 episodes as Matthew Abaddon, and in 2008, he performed Phillip Broyles on “Fringe;” Broyles was a Homeland Security Special Agent and head of the Fringe division. In 2014, he joined one other cop collection, Amazon Prime Video’s “Bosch,” and in 2022, he took on the function of iconic “Resident Evil” villain Albert Wesker for the present’s Netflix collection. He additionally signed on to the upcoming “Percy Jackson and the Olympians” collection from Disney+ to play Zeus.

Reddick additionally starred within the “John Wick” collection. He seems within the new movie “John Wick: Chapter 4” later this month, and also will reprise his function within the upcoming spin-off “Ballerina,” starring Ana de Armas. On March 17, “John Wick” star Keanu Reeves and the fourth movie’s director Chad Stahelski shared a joint assertion in regards to the actor’s passing with The Hollywood Reporter.

“We are deeply saddened and heartbroken on the lack of our beloved pal and colleague Lance Reddick,” they stated. “He was the consummate skilled and a pleasure to work with. Our love and prayers are along with his spouse Stephanie, his youngsters, household and pals. We dedicate the movie to his loving reminiscence. We will miss him dearly.”

Reddick married spouse Stephanie Reddick in 2011. The couple had many canines, whom he cherished displaying off on Instagram. He can also be survived by his two youngsters, Yvonne and Christopher.

Read on to see how Reddick’s co-stars from “John Wick,” “The Wire,” “Fringe,” and “Lost” are paying tribute to the late actor.