Favorite actor Lance Reddicksuddenly It was tragic earlier today completely shocked many fans and industry members alike. He was about to appear on the big screen once again with the star John Wick: Chapter 4, returned as Charon, the Continental’s permanent concierge. He has shown how much he has to offer for acting, be it in prestigious TV series The Wirelike blockbusters The White House is downor even in the world of video games Horizon Zero Dawn, and it seemed like he still had a lot to give. Celebrities from all over Hollywood, whether they worked with him or deeply respected him, are mourning his death.
Of course, there was no shortage of support from Reddick’s old friends The Wire. Cedric Daniels was a career-defining role for the actor, making him a star among stars on what is considered one of the greatest shows of all time. One of his colleagues, Isiah Whitlock Jr.Deeply saddened by Reddick’s death, he continued Twitter“Shocked and saddened by the news of Lance Reddick’s passing. Truly heartbreaking. RIP Dude. You will be missed. God speed.”
Wendell Pierce A heartfelt tribute to everything Reddick was to him – a close friend, a consummate professional and a very accomplished artist. His statement read, “Possessed of great strength and grace. He was a talented musician as well as an actor. A class icon. Sudden and unexpected sharp pain to our artist family. Can’t imagine his personal family and loved ones. Unbearable pain. My God. My friend. You left your mark here. RIP.”
Series creator David Simon was devastated by the news of Reddick’s death and commented on the sudden and untimely nature of his death. The Hollywood Reporter. “Professor, loyal partner, sweet soul and friend. It’s too soon and too soon for all of us who knew and loved him.”
Reddick’s John Wick The family says goodbye to Charon
In recent years, fans have come to love Reddick again as a core member John Wick universe. Director Chad Stahelski and star of the series Keanu Reeves in a joint statement that honored his importance to the franchise and their love for him as a person. It read: “We are deeply saddened and heartbroken at the loss of our dear friend and colleague Lance Reddick. He was the consummate professional and a joy to work with. Our love and prayers go out to his wife Stephanie, his children, family and friends. We dedicate the film to his loving memory, we will miss him very much.”
Lionsgate had a direct response to Charon, adding:
The world of Vic wouldn’t be what it is without Lance Reddick and the unparalleled depth he brings to Charon’s humanity and unparalleled charisma. Lance leaves behind an indelible legacy and a very impressive body of work, but we will remember him as a beloved, fun-loving friend and Concierge. We are shocked and heartbroken and offer our deepest condolences to his beloved family and fans around the world.
Official John Wick: Chapter 4 Twitter followed up with a photo of Charon and another farewell to Reddick:
Read more touching tributes to Reddick below
Among those shocked by Reddick’s loss is the comedian Patton Oswalt. Although the two never shared the screen on any project, Oswalt was devastated by the news. He tried and wrote to lighten the mood with a little humor and anger. Twitter“Unacceptable. Death, I want your badge and scythe on my desk tomorrow at 9am.”
Head of the DCU James Gunn, while praising Reddick’s contribution to the world, both as a person and as a well-known actor. Although he also did not have the opportunity to work with the star, he expressed his grief for all those who worked with him and loved him. to say“Lance Reddick was an incredibly good man and an incredibly talented actor. This is heartbreaking. My love goes out to all his family, friends and colleagues.”
Another favorite actor and director, Ben Stiller, citing the actor’s longtime admiration for Reddick, along with his relationship with Stiller’s mother. The sincere statement said: “Lance Reddick was a beautiful and charming actor. And a beautiful person. He worked with my mother. Anne Meara played Raziel, the Angel of Death, the Waitress in his play After the Game. He was great at it and everything else. Nothing is lost.”
Cheo Hodari Cokerjournalist, creator of Marvel’s Luke Cageand co-author for Creed II among other projects, recalled his past association with Reddick and praised his work on both Bosch and John Wickto write the following statement: “Lance Reddick is dead. SO MUCH! That’s my friend, bro. We met a few years ago when I wrote a piece on The Wire for VIBE, and we have mutual friends like Clark Johnson and Wendell Pierce and our connection to The Wire We’ve all got it. I’m sorry. He was also great in Bosch and John Wick.
In a word, the Oscars Summer of the soul director and versatile artist Questlove After losing Reddick, he shared his pain with an Instagram post:
The news also came as a blow to Collider’s editor-in-chief Steve Weintraub Who interviewed Reddick last week John Wick: Chapter 4. He vouched for Reddick’s kindness and praised his work, to say“I interviewed Lance Reddick at the #JohnWick4 junket last week and had a long chat with him at the #StartrekPicardSeason3 premiere night before the show premiered. I’m blown away by the news. Loved his work and was always so nice. Can’t believe I’m saying RIP.”
Collider’s TV Senior Editor, Carly Lane-Perry, also spoke of the warmth and thoughtfulness shown by Reddick during interviews. For him, talk to him Resident Evil it was a real joy, he continued Twitter“Lance Reddick was one of the kindest, most thoughtful actors I’ve ever had the honor of interviewing. Talking to him about this show in particular was both a professional and personal experience.”
Bloody disgustingof John Squiresalso highlighted Resident Evil Speaking of Reddick. She shared a clip of the star talking about how Reddick really gave it his all even though the series didn’t go over well:
Reddick’s Jonah Hex colleague and The Walking Dead A star Jeffrey Dean Morgan joined the chorus of tributes with another confirmation About how good a person Reddick is. “Ahhh…damn, big loss.@lancereddickRest in peace my man. A great actor and an even better friend. My condolences and love to his family and all who knew him.”
The actor has also received a lot of love from the world of video games. Reddick appeared in a particularly popular MMO first-person shooter Fate, elevating the role of Commander Zavala. Actor and interesting player Joe Manganiello Reddick was greeted with a picture together at an event for the game.
Reddick’s final foray into the game would see him voice the demonic character Hellboy in a new computer game. The creator of the comic Mike Mignola Reddick expressed surprise that he left so quickly after working with him, to add: “I was shocked. I was with him a few weeks ago when he was doing the voice of Hellboy for the new PC game – he was so cool and such a nice guy. And so young! So sad.”
More of Reddick’s colleagues remember his warm nature
Emmy Award Full frontal with Samantha Bee and Ted Lasso the writer Ashley Nicole Black shared a wholesome story about her love for Reddick and the joy of finally acting with him Canal Street. His statement read: “I saw Lance at the airport once and had such a visceral reaction because his acting was so good and stuck with me. Then I got the chance to work with him and see the magic up close, but at the same time how kind and generous He was. I can’t believe it’s true.”
That 70’s Show and That 90s show A star Kurtwood Smith Appeared in several projects with Reddick, including in 2018 Business ethics, and he too had nothing but good words for his co-star. He wrote Twitter“So sorry to hear about the passing of Lance Reddick. A great actor and a decent man! Too young to go!”
Another actor shocked by Reddick’s death is his older co-star Lost and Fringe colleague Jorge Garcia. She shared a sweet photo with the late actor on Instagram and her tribute:
Kirk Acevedoshared the screen with Reddick in both Few and Fringethey connected a couple statements It was when both of them mourned the loss together with the final exchange Granville Adams died. His first statement read: “Just found out that Lance Reddick has passed away. I worked with Lance in OZ and then Fringe. So many stories and good times with Lance. You will be greatly missed. Jesus he was taken too soon. .”
Official Fringe The Facebook page also honored Reddick with a tribute, which can be seen below:
Whether he’s on full screen or just his voice over, Reddick has added depth and heart to every project he’s been involved with. Being a great actor was one of many layers to a person. He was loved by many for being a genuine, kind person who touched many lives in the course of his work. His strong presence in the industry and the love he showed to his many colleagues and fans will be sorely missed.