- Lance Reddick has died of natural causes at his Los Angeles home.
- He was 60 years old.
- Reddick was most well-known for his roles in the “John Wick” franchise and in “The Wire.”
Lance Reddick, the famed actor most well-known for his roles in “The Wire” and “John Wick” has died, Variety reported.
He was 60 years old.
Variety reported that the actor died of “natural causes,” according to representatives for Reddick. He was found dead in his home Friday morning.
Los Angeles Police Department told Insider there was a call into the department at 9:25 a.m. Friday regarding a death investigation at a house in Studio City.
Reddick had a long career in television
Reddick was in the middle of promoting “John Wick 4,” in which he reprises his role as Charon. The film is set to hit theaters on March 24.
He spent five seasons as Baltimore police officer Cedric Daniels on “The Wire,” a lieutenant who works his way up to the title of Deputy Commissioner for Operations by the show’s final season.
You could also find Reddick playing a recurring role in other popular shows such as “Lost,” “Oz,” and “Fringe.”
He was set to appear in Disney+’s upcoming 2024 series, “Percy Jackson and the Olympians” as Zeus.
Reddick appears to have skipped the “John Wick: Chapter 4” premiere in New York City Wednesday, instead, posting a video to his Instagram that appears to be taken from his home that same day.
Reddick is remembered as a “nice guy” and a “talented actor”
Actor Ben Stiller reacted to the news on Twitter, saying Reddick was a “beautiful and compelling actor” who was “exquisite” in “all he did.”
Filmmaker James Gunn, who directed “Guardians of the Galaxy” and “Suicide Squad” tweeted that Reddick was “an incredibly nice guy, and an incredibly talented actor.”
“This is heartbreaking,” Gunn added. “My love goes out to all his family, friends, and collaborators.”
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