Lance Reddick Dies at 60Published:
Female: Lance Reddick has passed away at the age of 60. The star, who is known for his work in “The Wire” and the “John Wick” franchise, passed away on Friday in Los Angeles, Access Hollywood confirms. He passed away suddenly Friday morning from natural causes per his rep.
The Los Angeles Fire Department tells Access Hollywood they received a medical aid request Friday morning and upon arrival that one individual was found deceased at the scene. The Los Angeles Police Department says there is no foul play suspected at this time. The actor is survived by his wife, Stephanie Reddick, and children, Yvonne Nicole Reddick and Christopher Reddick.
Lance Reddick was best known for his role as Cedric Daniels in “The Wire,” as well as Phillip Broyles in “Fringe,” and most recently, his work as Charon in the “John Wick” movie franchise. Earlier in the month, prior to his death, Access Hollywood spoke with Lance and his costar Ian McShane about their new film “John Wick: Chapter 4.”
Interviewer: John Wick 4, we got new adventures, new action. What can the fans expect with this new journey?
Ian: More of the same. Bigger, bigger, better.
Interviewer: Except more.
Ian: More, more, more.
Interviewer: With this dynamic duo, you guys have made it all the way to the 4th installment. What makes this chemistry work, and why are people just so in love with this two dynamic duo you guys got going on?
Ian: Well, it’s a very unusual job. You know you run a hotel for assassins. I mean, not many people can say that you know, and John’s our favorite guest, isn’t he, but he hasn’t been there for a while. So he comes back Episode 1. You sure you want to dip your toes back in this water, John? Yes, he does, and then mayhem ensues for two hours. And now, finally, in the 4th episode, my world is threatened big time.
Interviewer: Mm. He’s coming after you. He’s coming at you.
Ian: And that’s why …
Ian: Yeah, they’re coming after all of us, you know, so he’s like saying, well, now we’re involved.
Ian: And when Winston and Chiron are trying to tread a fine line between loving John, taking care of him, but not upsetting the high table and whatever in our world and suddenly he’s been flipped, so it’s all …
Lance: So we feel threatened lives.
Ian: The world is got shaken, yeah.
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