WASHINGTON – Lance Reddick’s wife has broken her silence following the unexpected death of her husband.
Stephanie Reddick posted a message on her late husband’s Instagram account on Saturday and thanked fans for their “overwhelming” support. The “John Wick” actor died of natural causes on Friday morning at the age of 60.
“Lance was taken from us too soon. Thank you for all your overwhelming love, support and wonderful stories shared on these platforms over the last day.” Stephanie wrote. “I see your messages and I can’t tell you how grateful I am for them.”
In memory of her late husband, the actor’s wife shared several photos. She even included an image of Commander Zavala, who Reddick voices in the Destiny video game.
“And to the thousands of Destiny players who played in Lance’s honor, thank you. Lance loved you as much as he loved the game,” she added.
Stephanie said donations can be made at momcares.org in Baltimore, Maryland, Reddick’s hometown.
Reddick’s death comes just days before John Wick: Chapter 4, in which he stars, is set to hit theaters.
“John Wick – Chapter Four” will focus on Reddick, – said director Chad Stahelski and Keanu Reeves in the lead rolewho said in a statement that they were “deeply saddened and heartbroken by the loss.”
In the latest installment of the franchise, Reddick reprized his role as Charon, the multi-skilled concierge at the Continental Hotel.
His upcoming projects include the 20th-century remake of White Men Can’t Jump and Shirley, Netflix’s biopic about former congresswoman Shirley Chisholm. He was also set to appear in the John Wick spin-off Ballerina as well as Kane’s Mutiny Court Martial.
He is survived by his wife Stephanie Reddick and children Yvonne Nicole Reddick and Christopher Reddick.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.