. Celebrities paying tribute to Lance Reddick, a star of John Wick and The Wire, who passed away today at the age of 60, include actors from The Wire Wendell Pierce and Isiah Whitlock Jr., as well as creator-EP David Simon. A man of great strength and grace, according to co-star and The Wire writer Wendell Pierce.
“He was equally talented as a musician and actor. the highest level of style. A sudden, unanticipated, horrible, and profound loss for our creative family. for his own family and his closest friends, unfathomable agony. All the best, my friend. You made a mark here. RIP” Whitlock describes herself as “shocked and horrified” by Lance Reddick’s passing. “heartbreakingly sad. RIP, my friend. We will miss you. Good fortune. Simon created both The Wire and The Corner, two previous HBO crime dramas in which Reddick starred.
Reddick was commended by Simon as “an excellent professional, a faithful partner, a sweetheart, and a friend. This is just heartbreaking for those of us who knew and loved him, and it’s just too soon to think about it. Today, a spokeswoman for HBO said: “For more than 20 years, Lance has been a part of the HBO family and has been in a number of important productions, such as Oz and The Wire.
We are proud to add to his legacy because he is held in the highest regard by everyone who knew and worked with him. We will sincerely miss him. Among those who have shown praise is Kirk Acevedo, who appeared with Reddick in Oz and Fringe, Ben Stiller, Reggie Watkins, Stephen King, and Terry Kinney. Watch their comments below. Reddick passed away this morning from natural causes at the age of 60.
Reddick played Charon in the trilogy of John Wick films in addition to routinely appearing on The Wire, Fringe, and Bosch. Lance Reddick was praised as a beautiful and engaging actor by Ben Stiller in a tweet “And a great person. He co-starred in my mother Anne Meara’s play “Afterplay” as Raziel, the waiter turned angel of death. He was superb at whatever he did.
Lance Reddick was described as “an exceedingly compassionate guy” and “an incredibly great actor” by James Gunn, the Guardians of the Galaxy director. This is very depressing. I express my condolences to his entire family, social circle, and a group of coworkers. Tweeted Questlove, “I’ve had it for so long, rip. Reddick, Lance. Jake Fogelnest, a writer for the 2018–2020 television series Corporate, which starred Lance Reddick, expressed his deep sorrow at learning of Reddick’s loss. a fantastic performer and a genuinely joyful individual. Working with him on “Corporate” was a masterclass. To his family and everyone else he has harmed, please accept my heartfelt sympathies.