US media outlets and celebrity website TMZ.com have reported that Lance Reddick, a noted actor from the HBO series The Wire and the John Wick movie franchise, has died at the age of 60 from natural causes.
Lance Reddick dies at the early age of 60
Reddick died suddenly on Friday at his home in Los Angeles. His publicist Mia Hansen confirmed the news and requested that fans respect the family’s privacy. Reddick was on a press tour for the fourth season of The John Wick Movie, which is set to release March 24. He was also scheduled to appear in the John Wick spinoff, Ballerina, starring Ana de Armas.
Born and raised in Baltimore, Reddick had an illustrious 25-year acting career where he appeared in over a dozen films and TV shows. He gained fame for his role as Baltimore Police Lieutenant Cedric Daniels in The Wire, which chronicled the city’s narcotics scene from the perspective of law enforcement, drug dealers and users.
Reddick also played hotel concierge Charon at The Continental Hotel in the John Wick movie (A NewYork criminal underground hub). He lent his voice to several characters including the TV series Rick and Morty.
Reddick (who studied classical music at the University of Rochester’s Eastman School of Music and attended the Yale School of Drama), received a 2021 SAG Award nomination for his role in the film One Night in Miami. He is survived by his wife, Stephanie, and a daughter and son.
Reddick’s death comes two years after his co-star Michael K. Williams (who played Omar on The Wire) died of a drug overdose. Last year, four people were charged with allegedly selling drugs that Williams had taken before her death.
Lance Reddick Bio, Family, Movies, TV Show
As a tribute to the death of Lance Reddick, we have written an article on his biography, this article is based on the main events that happened in Reddick’s life (from childhood to his death). It may be just a coincidence that we have not been able to include many incidents in Reddick’s life.
Lance Reddick: Personal Infomation
|Full Name||Lance Solomon Reddick|
|Age||60 years old (in 2023)|
|Date of Birth||December 31, 1962|
|Date of Death||March 17, 2023|
|Profession||Actor, singer, Producer|
|Birthplace||Baltimore, Maryland, United States|
Lance Reddick Physical Stats: Height, Weight and etc
|Height||6 Feet 3 Inches (1.88 m, 188 cm)|
|Weight||80 kg (196 lbs)|
|Shoe Size||10 US|
Lance Reddick Early Life and Childhood
Lance Reddick was born on December 31, 1962, in Baltimore, Maryland, United States. He grew up in a prosperous family, where his father worked as a professional lawyer. Reddick showed a passion for music at a young age and began taking piano lessons in pursuit of becoming a composer of classical music.
During his studies, Reddick attended Peabody Preparatory at the Institute and completed a summer program on music theory and composition at the Walden School. Despite initial apprehensions about acting, Reddick felt a strange affinity for the profession, one that was deep and endearing.
After completing a bachelor’s degree at the Eastman School of Music at the University of Rochester, Reddick moved to Boston, Massachusetts in the 1980s. Here he attended the Yale School of Drama in 1991, where he received a Master of Fine Arts degree.
Lance Reddick Education
|School: ||Eastman School of Music,|
Friends School of Baltimore
|College:||Peabody Institute Of The Johns Hopkins University|
|Yale School of Drama ( Master of Fine Arts)|
Lance Reddick’s Family and Relative
|Children||Daughter: Yvonne Nicole Reddick|
Son: Christopher Reddick
Lance Reddick’s Favourites
|Color||Brown, Black. White|
Lance Reddick: Acting & Career
Reddick worked equally in both television and film, making frequent appearances in both. Reddick played mostly quiet and serious roles, where he showcased his talent and delivered stellar performances.
Reddick began his acting career in 1997, where he appeared on the television show “New York Undercover”, playing a detective in the episode ‘The Enforcers’. In the same year, he played the role of Jim Stark in the episode ‘Baad Medicine’ of another TV show ‘Swift Justice’.
Reddick got his first movie break in 1998, when
‘Great Expectations was making the movie. Reddick was cast as ‘Anton Le Farge’, a film based on the novel by Charles Dickens. Although this film was not a big character movie for Reddick, but Reddick’s entry into the film world was done with this film.
In the same year, Reddick did 2 more films, from where
He got a different identity. Reddick played a soldier in the film ‘Godzilla’. In the same year, he worked with Denzel Washington, Bruce Willis and Annette Benning in another action-thriller film ‘The Seige’. In the film, he plays FBI agent Floyd Rose, who investigates a suspected kidnapping and a series of terrorist attacks in the United States.
In 2000, Reddick played Detective Willis Sims in the CBS crime drama series ‘Falcon’ and also appeared in the adventure romance ‘I Dreamed of Africa’. Between 2000 and 2001, he played the character of Johnny Basil, also known as Desmond “Zil” Mobay, in the HBO drama series ‘Oz’, and appeared on NBC’s TV show ‘Law & Order: Special Victims Unit’. He also appears in six episodes as recurring character Dr. Taylor.
Reddick appeared in four episodes of the ABC suspense drama series “Lost” between 2008 and 2009, playing the role of Matthew Abaddon. He also appeared in ‘Won’t Back Down’ in 2012 and ‘White House Down’ in 2013. In 2014 he played Major Carver in the thriller movie “The Guest”, which received critical acclaim, and in the same year he appeared as Karen for the first time in the first John Wick film.
Lance Reddick: Upcoming Movies, TV Shows and Games
Reddick had a number of film and television projects ongoing in TV shows and movies. Some projects were completed, which are going to release soon. You will get to know about his upcoming movies and shows in the list of movies and television shows given below. Along with this, he has also worked in video games, and one of his video games is going to be released after his departure.
Upcoming Films, TV Show and Video Games
|2023||Film||John Wick: Chaper 4||Charon|
|2023||Film||White Men Can’t Jump||Benji Allen|
|2023||Film||Shirley||Wesley MacDonald “Mac” Holder|
|TBA||Film||The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial||Captain Blakely|
|2024||TV Show||Percy Jackson and the Olympians||Zeus|
|TBA||Video Game||Hellboy: Web of Wyrd||Hellboy|