The Wire star Lance Reddick dies at 60
Actor Lance Reddick has died. He was 60.
Reddick was found dead at his Los Angeles home. Diversity And TMZ reported. The cause of death remained unclear as of Friday afternoon.
The actor has appeared in several films, including the John Wick franchise, but is perhaps most notable as a lieutenant. Cedric Daniels in The Wire, a dark drama about crime and policing in the city of Baltimore, where Reddick is from.
“This is such a milestone in television history that it would be foolish of me to be anything other than an honor to be a part of it,” Reddick said. said about his time on The Wire in a 2012 interview.
Keanu Reeves, star of the John Wick franchise, issued a statement alongside John Wick 4 director Chad Stahelski expressing his condolences.
“We are deeply saddened and heartbroken at the loss of our beloved friend and colleague Lance Reddick,” the post reads. statement given by Variety said. “He was a consummate professional and a pleasure to work with. Our love and prayers are with his wife Stephanie, his children, family and friends. We dedicate the film to his blessed memory. We will miss him greatly.”
And on Twitter, The Wire actor Wendell Pierce called Reddick “the epitome of class.”