On March 17th, 2023, it was confirmed that American actor and musician Lance Reddick had passed away. Known for his performances in popular TV series and films such as The Wire, John Wick, and Resident Evil, Reddick’s death surprised many as he had been actively promoting the upcoming John Wick movie and scheduled to appear on Kelly Clarkson’s show. Fans shared messages of condolences on social media following the news of his passing.
Lance Reddick’s Career and Net Worth
Before becoming an actor, Lance Reddick was passionate about music and played multiple instruments. However, he shifted his focus to drama and earned a Master of Fine Arts degree from the Yale School of Drama.
Reddick made his television debut in 1996 and had several small roles in various shows before landing one of his breakthrough roles in the TV series Oz. He also appeared in numerous films throughout his career. As of 2023, Lance Reddick had an estimated net worth of $4 million.
Lance Reddick’s Age, Height, and Weight
Lance Reddick was born in December 1962 in Baltimore, Maryland, and celebrated his 60th birthday in December 2022 before his passing in March 2023. Although his exact date of birth is currently unknown, he stood at an impressive height of 1.88 m (6’2″) and weighed approximately 80 kg (176 lbs).
Lance Reddick’s Family: Wife and Children
Stephanie Reddick is the wife of the late actor and musician Lance Reddick. They met in 1999 when Lance performed at the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis, where Stephanie worked, and got married in 2011.
The couple preferred to keep their personal life private and had two children together, Yvonne Nicole Reddick and Christopher Reddick. Stephanie is also a writer and actress with credits in popular TV series.
Ways to Honor Lance Reddick’s Memory
To honor Lance Reddick’s memory, his representative suggested making donations to momcares.org in Baltimore, an organization that supports mothers and families with children with medical issues.
This cause was close to Reddick’s heart. While little is known about his children, his legacy continues through his work and impact on the entertainment industry.
Keanu Reeves’ Tribute to Lance Reddick
Keanu Reeves and director Chad Stahelski expressed their grief over the passing of their “John Wick” co-star Lance Reddick in a joint statement to Variety. They described him as a consummate professional and a joy to work with and offered their love and prayers to his family and friends.
They also announced that they would dedicate “John Wick: Chapter 4” to Reddick’s memory, which is scheduled for release in theaters on March 23, 2023. The statement is a touching tribute to Reddick’s talent and contributions to the “John Wick” franchise.