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Lance Reddick is being remembered by friends and fellow Hollywood fans following news of his death on Friday. Keanu Reeves, Wendell Pierce, James Gunn, and more have shared touching tributes in memory of the late actor.
Reddick, who reprized his role as Charon, the hotel concierge John Wick: Chapter 4He was remembered by the film’s director, Chad Stahelski, and its star, Keanu Reeves, who dedicated the soon-to-be-released film to his memory.
“We are deeply saddened and deeply saddened by the loss of our beloved friend and colleague Lance Reddick. He was a consummate professional and a pleasure to work with,” Stahelski and Reeves said in a joint statement. Our love and prayers are with his wife Stephanie, children, family and friends. We dedicate the film to his loving memory. He will be greatly missed. “
The official account of John Wick He also tweeted: “A kind hearted soul, an amazing human being, and a true friend. See you Lance Reddick.”
Riddick celebrated and became famous for starring in the series the wireHe was remembered by his colleagues and the creator of the show Friday.
“A man of great strength and grace. As talented a musician as he was an actor,” Pearce tweeted. Class example. A sudden, sharp, sudden sadness for our artistic family. Unimaginable suffering for his family and loved ones. Good luck my friend. You left your mark here.”
Isiah Whitlock Jr. , in which he also starred the wireAnd chirp“Shocked and saddened by the news of Lance Reddick’s passing. Truly heartbreaking. RIP my friend. We will miss you.”
Show creator David Simon called him a “skilled professional, loyal collaborator, likable soul, and friend” in a statement to Hollywood Reporter. “That’s just a hunch and way, way, way too early for any of us who knew and loved him to think about it.”
Throughout his career, Reddick has starred in shows like GeeseAnd marginAnd BushAnd Lost. His film credits include action flicks such as The fall of the White House And Godzilla vs. Kongas well as a Spike Lee edition of big boy. He has often done voice work for blockbuster video games such as Quantum breakthe Saucepan concession, and Horizon Zero Dawn.
Sharing a DM exchange with the late co-star Kirk Acevedo – who played the title role Geese And margin With Reddick – remembering the late actor saying that he “speechlessAfter learning of his death. “I can’t make this up. This is really sad. We keep losing good people! “I am speechless,” he wrote. “rest in peace.”
Other Hollywood leaders like Ben Stiller, Questlove, and James Gunn also shared their appreciation for the actor as well. Questlove’s simple words: “I can’t take it any longer. Rip Lance Riddick.”
“Lance Reddick was an incredibly nice guy, and an incredibly talented actor,” Gunn tweeted. “This is heartbreaking. My love extends to all of his family, friends and collaborators.”
Stiller wrote, “Lance Reddick was a lovely, convincing actor. And a lovely person. He worked with my mom Ann Meara on her play ‘Afterplay’ playing Raziel, the waiter’s angel of death.” “He was great at it and everything he did,” the actor added.
Riddick’s representatives confirmed his death to Rolling Stone On Friday saying that he “passed away suddenly this morning of natural causes.”
“He is survived by his wife Stephanie Reddick and children Yvonne Nicole Reddick and Christopher Reddick. Donations in his memory can be made to momcares.org in Baltimore, his hometown.” We will miss Lance very much. Please respect his family’s privacy at this time.”
Riddick recently appeared on Regina King’s One night in Miami…the animated sitcom PD Heavenand adapting the Netflix series for vampire.
An industry veteran, Reddick had completed several other projects before his unexpected death, including a fourth project John Wick The movie, which will arrive on March 24. He is also slated to appear posthumously in the Disney+ series Percy Jackson and the Olympians (playing the role of Zeus), as well White men can’t jump A remake and a new biography of Shirley Chisholm, the first black female congresswoman.
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