Lance Reddick, an actor known for his performance as Cedric Daniels on The Wire and for his work in the John Wick franchise, has died, according to his publicist, Mia Hansen. He was 60 years old. Hansen said Reddick passed away suddenly on Friday morning from natural causes.
Reddick played the character of Charon, the concierge at the hitman-friendly New York hotel the Continental, in all four John Wick films, which star Reeves as the titular killer. The fourth movie in the action franchise is set to be released Friday, March 24, 2023.
We are deeply saddened and heartbroken by the loss of our loving friend and colleague Lance Reddick,” Reeves and Stahelski said, in a statement provided to EW. “He was a consummate professional and a pleasure to work with. Our love and prayers are with his wife Stephanie, his children, his family, and his friends. We dedicate the film to his loving memory. We will miss him very much. Read more about Abby Choi’s murder: Ex Husband and family charged with murder as body parts found.