Actor Lance Reddick appears on June 19, 2019 in Studio City. (Rich Polk/Getty Images for IMDb)
Actor Lance Reddick, perhaps best known for his role in “The Wire,” has died at the age of 60, according to TMZ.
Reddick’s body was found in Studio City around 9:30 a.m. Friday, TMZ said. His cause of death has not been released, but foul play is not expected.
The Los Angeles Police Department declined to identify Reddick, but the department confirmed that officers responded to a death investigation in the 1200 block of Sarah Street.
Daniels had a long career in television and film, but he will most likely be remembered as Lt. Cedric Daniels on “The Wire,” one of the most critically acclaimed shows of all time.
He also appeared in the “John Wick” series and was set to appear as Zeus in next year’s “Percy Jackson and the Olympians” on Disney+.
Tributes poured in for Reddick online after news of his death was announced.
“Lance Reddick was an incredibly nice guy and an incredibly talented actor. It’s heartbreaking. My love goes out to all of his family, friends and associates,” director James Gunn tweeted.
Actor, writer and director Ben Stiller also had kind words for Reddick.
“Lance Reddick was a beautiful and compelling actor. And a beautiful person. He worked with my mother Anne Meara in her play ‘Afterplay’ where he played Raziel, the servant slash angel of death. He was exquisite in that and everything he did he wrote on Twitter.
“Lance Reddick is the kind of actor who enhanced every single project just by being there. This loss is immeasurable. May he rest in peace,” added writer and producer BJ Colangelo.
Michael Bartiromo contributed to this story.