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

Stephanie Reddick, the widow of actor Lance 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 are celebrating the beloved actor following his death at the age of 60.

Reddick, who was known for his various roles in John Wick franchise and acclaimed series such as The thread, Oz and Lost, died Friday, Yahoo Entertainment previously reported. Mia Hansen, the actor’s representative, shared in a statement to Yahoo that Reddick “passed suddenly 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 message posted on her husband’s Instagram account.

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

Stephanie went on to praise the “thousands of Fate players who played a special tribute to Lance, thank you,” referring to his pivotal role in the cult-favorite video game. “Lance loved you as much as he loved the game,” she added, including a still of his character, Commander Zavala, in her picture series.

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

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

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