Lance Reddick, the actor who broke out with a complex, powerful performance as Lt. Cedric Daniels in the seminal HBO show The Wire, has died.
The actor’s body was discovered in his Studio City home on Friday, TMZ reported. The Hollywood Reporter confirmed on Friday that he died of natural causes. He was 60.
Reddick had recently been promoting John Wick: Chapter 4, the latest installment of the Keanu Reeves franchise in which he played Charon, the hotel concierge at New York’s criminal underground hub, The Continental Hotel.
The actor was also known for his TV work on Fringe, Bosch and Lost. With a sonorous and memorable voice, Reddick also worked frequently as a voice actor on projects including The Vindicators, DuckTales, Rick and Morty and Castlevania.
Born in Maryland, Reddick originally studied at the Eastman School of Music at the University of Rochester in New York, where he received his bachelors degree, and years later landed at the Yale School of Drama.
(Excerpt) Read more in: The Hollywood Reporter