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‘The Wire’ star Lance Reddick dies from natural causes, publicist says

Reported by CNBC: 

Lance Reddick attends the LA Premiere of Lionsgate’s “Angel Has Fallen” at Regency Village Theatre on August 20, 2019 in Westwood, California.

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“The Wire” star Lance Reddick, 60, died Friday, his publicist said.

Police were called to the actor’s home in the Valley Village neighborhood of Los Angeles, California, around 9:30 a.m.

“Acclaimed actor Lance Reddick passed away suddenly this morning from natural causes,” his publicist Mia Hansen said. “Lance will be greatly missed. Please respect his family’s privacy at this time.”

Reddick was best known for his role as Baltimore police lieutenant Cedric Daniels in the highly regarded HBO drama “The Wire,” which ran from 2002 to 2008. Most recently Reddick starred as Charon in the John Wick movie franchise. The movie’s stars were in the midst of a press tour for “John Wick: Chapter 4” ahead of its release in theaters on March 24.

Reddick, from Baltimore, Maryland, also appeared in the “Resident Evil” television series, “Godzilla vs. Kong,” and “One Night In Miami.”

He is survived by his wife, Stephanie Reddick, and children Yvonne Nicole and Christopher Reddick.