The actor Lance Reddick, who was most renowned for his roles in The Wire, John Wick, and Horizon Zero Dawn, passed away at 60. According to reports, Reddick’s body was found at his Los Angeles home early on Friday, and as of right now, the official cause of death is being ruled out as “natural causes.”
Reddick was active on social media as recently as Wednesday, releasing a video showing him taking advantage of a day at home with his dogs. The news that Lance Reddick has suddenly departed without prior notice or signs of ill health has shocked the film and gaming industries today.
An Impressive Effect
Lance Reddick, a 1962-born actor, debuted on television in 1996. Over almost three decades, Reddick would go on to appear in innumerable productions as a leading man, from classic films and television series to motion capture and voice work in video games.
Among Reddick’s most notable efforts are:
- The Wire (Cedric Daniels), 2002 – 2008
- John Wick franchise (Charon), 2014 – 2023
- Fringe (Phillip Broyles), 2008 – 2013
- Resident Evil (Albert Wesker), 2022
And in terms of his most illustrious gaming roles:
- Destiny & Destiny 2 (Commander Zavala), 2014 – 2023
- Horizon Zero Dawn & Horizon Forbidden West (Sylens), 2017 – 2022
- Quantum Break (Martin Hatch), 2016
One of Reddick’s final movies, John Wick 4, will premiere the next week, on March 24. Additionally, he will have posthumous releases in Hellboy: Web of Wyrd (TBC), in which he voiced the title character, and Percy Jackson and the Olympians (2024).
His terrible death has shocked the business, and well-known performers and public figures have expressed their deepest sympathies. Ben Stiller posted on Twitter:
Lance Reddick was a stunning and captivating performer. And a gorgeous person. He performed as Raziel, the waiter turned angel of death, in my mother Anne Meara’s play “Afterplay” with her. He was exceptional at everything he did. There is no loss.
Now, our thoughts are with Lance Reddick’s family.