Lance Reddick’s widow, Stephanie Reddick, took to social media earlier today to pay tribute to both her late actor husband – who died of natural causes at the age of 60 on Friday – and to everyone who loved him.
“Lance was taken from us far too soon,” Stephanie said in a post on her husband’s Twitter and Instagram accounts. “Thank you for all your overwhelming love, support and beautiful stories shared on these platforms over the past day. I see your messages and I cannot express how grateful I am to receive them.”
Stephanie, who has been married to Lance since 2011, then paid special tribute to fans of the Destiny video games, for which the actor has played the role of Awoken Guardian Zavala since 2014. special tribute to Lance, thank you,” she wrote. “Lance loved you as much as he loved the game.”
Stephanie Reddick concluded, “Donations can be made to momcares.org in Baltimore, his hometown.”
Among those to comment on the tributes was Oscar winner Halle Berry, who wrote: “My love and prayers are with the family at this very sad time. Lance was one of the most genuine people I have ever met. Truly unique! RIP, dear king 👑.”
Lance Reddick, best known for his role as Continental Hotel Concierge Charon in all four John Wick films as well as the upcoming Ana de Armas-led spin-off Ballerina, has gone press for the fourth and final chapter of the Keanu Reeves-led action franchise . the moment the overwhelming news of his death broke.
“We are deeply saddened and saddened by the loss of our beloved friend and colleague, Lance Reddick,” Reeves and John Wick film producer Chad Stahelski said in a statement obtained by Deadline yesterday. “He was the consummate professional and a pleasure to work with. Our love and prayers are with his wife Stephanie, his children, family and friends. We perform the film [John Wick: Chapter 4] to his loving memory. We will miss him very much.”
Also known for series like The Wire and Fringe, as well as numerous other projects, Reddick also has projects behind him, including 20th’s White Men Can’t Jump reboot for Hulu; an adaptation of the Disney+ series Percy Jackson and the Olympians, in which he played Zeus; Paramount Global Content Distribution’s new look at the Caine mutiny for Showtime; and John Ridley’s Shirley Chisholm biopic Shirley for Netflix, in which he stars alongside Regina King.
Read our obituary for the actor here. For more tributes from co-stars and other industry admirers, click here. Watch Stephanie Reddick’s tribute to her late husband, Lance, below.
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