Lance Reddick, star of The Wire, dies at 60


Lance Reddick, star of ‘The Wire’

Died at 60

Lance Reddickfamous for his work on HBO’s “The Wire” and the “John Wick” movie franchise has died… TMZ has learned.

Law enforcement sources tell TMZ … Lance’s body was discovered at his Studio City home on Friday morning around 9:30 a.m. His cause of death is currently unclear, but our law enforcement sources say it appears to be natural.

Lance had been on a press tour for the fourth installment of the ‘John Wick’ franchise – he plays Charon in the film – and had an appearance scheduled next week on Kelly Clarkson‘s show.

Lance posted a selfie video to social media on Wednesday morning, appearing to be at home with his dogs instead of attending the ‘Wick 4’ premiere in New York… although he never mentioned why he didn’t go to the premiere.

Prior to his work on “Wick,” Lance was best known for playing fictional Baltimore Police Department officer Cedrick Daniels on HBO’s hit series “The Wire”… with his character appearing in all five seasons.

Lance also had recurring roles on a bunch of popular TV shows…including “Fringe”, “Bosch”, “Oz” and “Lost”.

In addition to his television success, Lance has also starred on the big screen outside of the “Wick” franchise…with credits in movies like “Angel Has Fallen” and “Godzilla Vs. Kong.”

Lance has new projects in the works… he embodies the Greek god Zeus in the next Disney+ series, “Percy Jackson and the Olympians”.

Born and raised in Baltimore, Lance earned a music degree from the University of Rochester and earned his MFA from Yale.

Lance was 60 years old.


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