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Lance Reddick dead at 60: The Wire star dies at home days after missing John Wick 4 premiere in New York City

By Miska Salemann,

10 days ago

ACTOR Lance Reddick, known for his impressive roles on HBO's The Wire and the John Wick franchise, has died at age 60.

Authorities confirmed Reddick's body was found at his home in Los Angeles on Friday at around 9.30am.
Lance Reddick, known for his role as Cedric Daniels in HBO's The Wire, died on Friday Credit: Alamy
Reddick was also known for his role as Charon in the John Wick franchise Credit: Getty
Reddick's last post on social media was a photo of him at home with his dog Credit: Instagram

A cause of death has not been determined, however, sources told TMZ his passing appeared natural.

Reddick posted a brief clip of himself at home with his dogs on social media on Wednesday.

The video featured him walking through his house while the dogs barked in the background before he sang, "and the beat goes on."

Fans noticed Reddick's absence from the red-carpet premiere of John Wick 4 in New York City that same day.

It's unknown why he missed the event.

Prior to his sudden death, Reddick had been on a press tour for the upcoming fourth installment of the former mafia hitman portrayed by Keanu Reeves.

In a recent interview for Screen Rant, Reddick spoke with co-star Ian McShane to discuss his role as Charon in the film.

Reddick revealed the origin story of Winston and Charon's friendship that he and McShane worked to develop over the years.

He was also scheduled to appear on the Kelly Clarkson show next week.

Reddick, who was born in

, earned a music degree from the University of Rochester as well as a Master's in Fine Arts from Yale.

Before his role in John Wick as the concierge at the Continental Hotel, Reddick rose to stardom for playing Baltimore Police Department officer Cedrick Daniels on The Wire.

He played the straight-edge Baltimore cop in all five seasons of the HBO crime drama.

He also held recurring roles in a handful of other TV productions, such as Fringe, Bosch, Oz and Lost.

Reddick also appeared in the films Angel Has Fallen, Godzilla Vs. Kong and One Night in Miami, among others.

He is slated to appear in the upcoming projects White Men Can't Jump and Shirley, which are scheduled to release later this year.

Reddick will also reprise his role as Charon in the John Wick spin-off Ballerina, which has no release date.

He is survived by his wife, Stephanie Day, and two children he shared with his ex-wife, Suzanne Louis.
Charon is the concierge at the Continental Hotel in the John Wick franchise
Lance Reddick as Colonel Cedric Daniels in The Wire Credit: Handout
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