Lance Reddick, who's popular for films like John Wick, The Wire, and others, passed away on March 17. He was 60.
Lance Reddick, a character actor who specialised in intense, icy and possibly sinister authority figures on TV and film, including The Wire, Fringe and the John Wick franchise, has died. He was 60.
Reddick died “suddenly” Friday morning, his publicist Mia Hansen said in a statement, attributing his death to natural causes. No further details were provided.
Wendell Pierce, Reddick’s co-star on The Wire paid tribute on Twitter. “A man of great strength and grace,” he wrote.
“As talented a musician as he was an actor. The epitome of class.”
John Wick — Chapter Four director Chad Stahelski and star Keanu Reeves said they dedicating the upcoming film to Reddick and were “deeply saddened and heartbroken at the loss.”
Reddick was often put in a suit or a crisp uniform during his career, playing tall, taciturn and elegant men of distinction.
He was best known for hias role as straight-laced Lt.
Cedric Daniels on the hit HBO series The Wire, where his character was agonizingly trapped in the messy politics of the Baltimore police department.