Lance Reddick, star of The Wire and John Wick, dies ‘suddenly’ at age 60

Lance Reddick, a veteran character actor known for his intense roles in HBO’s hit series The Wire and the John Wick action films, died on Friday, the Associated Press reports. He was 60.

Reddick died “suddenly” from natural causes, his publicist told the AP.

The actor’s Wire co-star Wendell Pierce wrote on social media on Friday that Reddick was “a man of great strength and grace.”

“As talented a musician as he was an actor,” Mr Pierce continued. “The epitome of class. An 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.”

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