The Wire and John Wick star, Lance Reddick, is dead at 60

We mourn the loss of Lance Reddick, a remarkable actor and captivating presence who passed away on March 17, 2023. Born on December 31, 1962, in Baltimore, Maryland, Reddick rose to prominence through his unforgettable roles in television and film, with a career spanning over three decades.

Reddick’s acting prowess and distinct voice were first showcased on the small screen in the critically acclaimed series “The Wire” (2002-2008). As Cedric Daniels, Reddick embodied the character with a sense of determination and moral conviction, capturing the hearts of viewers and becoming an integral part of the show’s success.

In the realm of film, Reddick gained significant recognition for his role in the “John Wick” franchise (2014-2023), portraying the enigmatic and mysterious Charon, the concierge of the Continental Hotel. With his cool demeanor and air of authority, Reddick’s portrayal of Charon helped to establish the unique world of the “John Wick” series, while further highlighting his versatility as an actor.

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No cause of death has been revealed at the time of writing. Reddick has reprised his role in John Wick 4 and has been on the road promoting the movie, but he passed away at his home.

As we remember Lance Reddick’s life and work, we are reminded of his immense talent and the enduring impact he made on audiences worldwide. His on-screen presence, unforgettable voice, and dedication to his craft will forever be cherished, and his legacy will live on in the hearts and minds of fans everywhere.

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