Lance Reddick’s wife, Stephanie, thanks fans who celebrate the beloved actor after his death at age 60.
Reddick, who was known for his diverse roles in the John Wick franchise and critically acclaimed series such as The wire, Oz And Lost, died on Friday, Yahoo Entertainment previously reported. Mia Hansen, the actor’s rep, shared in a statement to Yahoo that Reddick “suddenly died of natural causes.”
“Lance was taken from us way too soon,” Stephanie Reddick, who married the actor in 2011 and shared children Yvonne Nicole and Christopher with him, wrote in a post on her husband’s Instagram account.
“Thank you for all of your overwhelming love, support and beautiful stories shared on these platforms over the past day,” she continued. “I see your posts and can’t begin to express how thankful I am to have them.”
Stephanie went on to praise the “thousands Destination thanks to players who played as a special tribute to Lance, “referring to his pivotal role in the cult-favorite video game. “Lance loved you as much as he loved the game,” she added, including a still of his character, Commander Zavala, in her photo series.
She concluded her statement by sharing that donations could be made to MOMCares, an organization that serves mothers and families in Baltimore, Reddick’s hometown.
Stephanie’s post elicited condolences from fans and colleagues in the comments. Actor Terry Crews responded with a string of heart emojis, while Ming-Na called Wen Reddick “an amazing soul.” Halle Berry, who played the lead role John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum with the actor, calling him “one of the most genuine people I’ve ever met.”