From Keanu Reeves and the team at john wick even her costars in The WireHollywood is mourning the death of Lance Reddick. The comedian’s memory is being honored with dozens of moving tributes from his former colleagues and other notable industry figures.
Reddick passed away this Friday morning at the age of 60 of natural causes at his home in Los Angeles. Throughout a career of almost three decades, the actor was part of great series such as oz, The Wire, lost either fringein addition to leaving a mark in the cinema as the janitor Charon in the saga john wick and his next spin-off Ballerina.
Here some of the reactions that the death of Lance Reddick has left:
Keanu Reeves and Chad Stahelski, protagonist and director of the saga john wick (via):
“We are deeply saddened and heartbroken by the loss of our loving friend and colleague Lance Reddick. He was a consummate professional and a pleasure to work with. Our love and prayers are with his wife Stephanie, his children, his family and friends. We dedicate the film to his loving memory. We will miss him very much.”
Lionsgate, the studio behind the franchise john wick (via):
“The world of john wick It wouldn’t be what it is without Lance Reddick and the unparalleled depth he brought to humanity and Charon’s unflappable charisma. Lance leaves behind an indelible legacy and a hugely impressive body of work, but we will remember him as our charming and joyful friend and Concierge. We are stunned and heartbroken, and our deepest condolences go out to his loving family and his fans around the world.”
Wendell Pierce, Detective William ‘Bunk’ Moreland of The Wire:
“A man of great strength and grace. As talented as a musician as an actor. Epitome of the class. A sudden and unexpected acute and painful duel for our artistic family. Unimaginable suffering for his family and loved ones. Good luck my friend. You left your mark here. Rest in peace”.
Isiah Whitlock Jr., who played Senator Clay Davis in The Wire:
“Shocked and saddened by the news that Lance Reddick has passed away. Truly heartbreaking. Rest in peace, my friend. You will be missed.”
Jared Harris, Lance Reddick’s co-star in fringe:
“No! I loved working on fringe with the. Kind, thoughtful and wickedly funny. Later, we tried to get a Othello independent. Each actor has a graveyard of regrets, populated by projects that he cannot pass up. That’s 1 of mine. It would have been great. To the stars, my friend.”
Kirk Acevedo, with whom he shared credits in oz and fringe:
“I just found out that Lance Reddick has just passed away. I worked with Lance on O.Z. and then in Fringe. Too many stories and good times with Lance. We will miss you terribly. Jesus, they took him away too soon. Rest easy, friend.”
James Gunn, Filmmaker and Co-Chairman of DC Studios:
“Lance Reddick was an incredibly nice guy and an incredibly talented actor. This is heartbreaking. My love goes to all his family, friends and collaborators ”.
Ben Stiller, actor, filmmaker and producer:
“Lance Reddick was a beautiful and captivating actor. And a beautiful person. He worked with my mom Anne Meara on her play afterpla, playing Raziel, the grim reaper who cuts the bartender. He was exquisite in that and in everything he did.”
Stephen King, author:
“Halfway through seeing again THE WIRE News arrives that Lance Reddick has died at the terribly unfair age of 60. Wonderful actor; wonderful man. This is sad news.”
Questlove, Oscar-winning musician and director:
“I can not take it anymore. Rest in peace, Lance Reddick.”
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