Lance Reddick’s wife says ‘John Wick’ actor was ‘taken from us way too soon’ in new Instagram tribute

Actor Lance Reddick’s widow Stephanie Reddick thanked fans after her husband’s death. (Photo: Albert L. Ortega/Getty Images for ABA)

Lance Reddick’s wife Stephanie is thanking fans who celebrated the beloved actor after his death at age 60.

Reddick, who was known for his versatile roles John Wick franchise and acclaimed series such as Yarn, Oz and Lost, died on Friday, Yahoo Entertainment previously reported. In a statement to Yahoo, the actor’s rep Mia Hansen shared that Reddick “died unexpectedly of natural causes.”

“Lance was taken from us far too soon,” wrote Stephanie Reddick, who married the actor in 2011 and shares children Yvonne Nicole and Christopher with him, in a post on her husband’s Instagram account.

“Thank you for all the overwhelming love, support and beautiful stories you’ve been sharing on these platforms over the last day,” she continued. “I see your posts and I can’t begin to express how grateful I am for them.”

Stephanie went on to praise “thousands Destiny players who paid special tribute to Lance, thank you,” referring to his central role in the cult favorite video game. “Lance loved you as much as he loved the game,” he added, including a still of his character, Commander Zavala. , in his photo lineup.

She concluded her statement by saying that donations can be made to MOMCares, an organization that serves mothers and families in Reddick’s hometown of Baltimore.

Stephanie’s message received condolences in the comments of fans and colleagues. Actor Terry Crews responded with a series of heart emojis, while Ming-Na Wen called Reddick a “lovely soul.” Halle Berry who starred in the movie John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum with the actor, called him “one of the most sincere people I’ve ever met.”

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