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Death of Lance Reddick, Keanu Reeves and Hollywood pay tribute to him

Actor Lance Reddick has passed away

This Friday, March 17, 2023 the site tmz extension announced the death of actor Lance Reddick. According to his agent, he died of “natural causes” at his home in Studio City, a suburb of Los Angeles. The tragic news remains very surprising. The comedian was 60 years and had marked his absence while previewing John Wick 4 from this week. He was still shown on social networks, appearing at home with his dogs on a series of photos posted on Instagram.

From The Wire to John Wick

In addition to the saga John Wickin which he had performed since 2014 the Concierge of the Hotel Continental, Lance Reddick has had a career marked by notable film and television roles. But it is above all thanks to HBO that his face has become so memorable. He thus appeared in the miniseries The corner (2000) and in ounce (2000-2001), before becoming one of the protagonists of The cable (2002-2008) where he played Lieutenant Cedric Daniels.

Lance Reddick - The Wire ©HBO
Lance Reddick – The Wire ©HBO

After The cableLance Reddick was quick to find another recurring role thanks to the series fringe (2008-2013). She has since chained a multitude of roles, sometimes for an entire season, as recently with the Netflix series resident Evil where it embodies Albert West. He was also soon to play Zeus on Disney+ Percy Jackson and the Olympians. As for the cinema, she will also reprise her role as Concierge in Dancerthe spin-off of John Wick.

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Following the announcement of Lance Reddick’s death, his former associates were quick to express their grief. To start with Keanu Reeves and director Chad Stahelski who have (via variety) praise the comedian first dedicate to him John Wick 4 :

We are deeply saddened and saddened by the loss of our beloved friend and colleague Lance Reddick. He was an accomplished professional and it was a pleasure to work with him. Our love and prayers go out to his wife Stephanie, children, family and friends. We dedicate this film to his memory. He will be greatly missed.

Ian McShane, another member of the saga John Wickfor his part he said shocked and totally incredulous after this news. David Simoncreator of The cablepointed out that Lance Reddick was “a consummate professional, a dedicated collaborator, a charming soul and a friend“.

Finally, several actors of The cablebut also James Gunn or Ben Stillerspoke to pay tribute to him on Twitter.

Source: Cine Serie

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