Lance Reddick’s spouse, Stephanie Reddick, responded Saturday to the outpouring of tributes that adopted the dying of “The Wire” and “Fringe” actor.
On Instagram, Stephanie Reddick mourned the lack of her husband, “taken from us far too soon.” She posted a sequence of images of Lance Reddick, who died Friday morning at his dwelling in Los Angeles. He was 60.
“Thank you for all your overwhelming love, support and beautiful stories shared on these platforms over the last day,” Stephanie Reddick wrote in a message shared on her late husband’s Instagram page.
“I see your messages and can’t begin to express how grateful I am to have them.”
Stephanie Reddick, who married the “Bosch” and “John Wick” actor in 2011, additionally gave a shout-out to followers of the online game “Destiny,” which options Lance Reddick because the voice of Commander Zavala. According to Forbes, “Destiny” gamers have been holding digital vigils and memorials for Reddick this weekend throughout the world of the sport.
“To the thousands of Destiny players who played in special tribute to Lance, thank you,” Stephanie Reddick mentioned. “Lance loved you as much as he loved the game.”
Stephanie Reddick concluded her assertion by encouraging folks to donate to momcares.org — primarily based in his hometown of Baltimore — within the performer’s reminiscence.
Since Friday, followers, mates and trade friends of Lance Reddick have saluted the prolific film and TV star on social media and past.
In a joint assertion to the Los Angeles Times, “John Wick” star Keanu Reeves and director Chad Stahelski hailed Lance Reddick as a “consummate professional and a joy to work with.” They devoted the fourth “John Wick” movie — which options Reddick’s Charon and opens in theaters Friday — “to his loving memory.”
Others who reacted to the information of Reddick’s dying embrace Questlove, Ben Stiller, James Gunn, Stephen King, “Wick” forged member Ian McShane, who fondly remembered his co-star as “a wonderful human being,” and “The Wire” actor Wendell Pierce, who lauded him as “a man of great strength and grace.”
“The epitome of class,” Pierce tweeted, describing the dying as a “sudden unexpected sharp painful grief for our artistic family. An unimaginable suffering for his personal family and loved ones. Godspeed my friend. You made your mark here.”