Lance ReddickThe woman speaks for the first time since her sudden death.
Stephanie Reddick taken from the deceased actor instagram account on Saturday to share several photos of him, including one of his character Commander Zavala in the video game series Fate. She also wrote a moving tribute to her husband in the caption, saying:
“Lance was taken from us far too soon. Thank you for all your love, support and beautiful stories shared on these platforms over the past day. I see your messages and I can’t begin to express how grateful I am to have them. And to the thousands of Destiny players who paid tribute to Lance, thank you. Lance loved you as much as he loved the game.
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Stephanie also noted that donations can be made for mom cares in his hometown of Baltimore. You can see his full message (below):
As we previously reported, Lance – who was best known for his work on Thread and the John Wick film franchise – died of natural causes on Friday. He was only 60 years old. His rep confirmed the news to entertainment tonightsaying:
“Acclaimed actor Lance Reddick passed away suddenly this morning of natural causes. He is survived by his wife Stephanie Reddick and his children Yvonne Nicole Reddick and Christopher Reddick. Donations in his memory may be made to momcares.org in Baltimore, his hometown. Lance will be greatly missed. Please respect his family’s privacy at this time.
Following news of his unexpected death, many fans and celebrities reacted to the tragedy, including Keanu Reeves And John Wick director Chad Stahelski. They released a joint statement that said:
“We are deeply saddened and heartbroken by the loss of our dear friend and colleague Lance Reddick. He was a consummate professional and a pleasure to work with. Our love and prayers go out to his wife Stephanie, his children, his family and his friends. We dedicate the film to his loving memory. We will miss him terribly.”
Halle Berry also expressed in the comments section of Stephanie’s post:
“My love and prayers are with the family at this very sad time. Lance was one of the most heartfelt people I have ever met. Truly one of a kind! RIP sweet king”
Our thoughts continue to go out to Lance’s family and friends as they mourn his loss. Rest in peace.
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