“Taken from us way too soon”

Lance Reddick’s wife Stephanie has broken her silence following the actor’s sudden death on Friday at the age of 60.

Stephanie, who married Reddick in 2011, paid tribute to her late husband on his verified social media accounts and thanked his fans for their condolences.

“Lance was taken from us way too soon,” she wrote on Instagram Saturday, along with four photos of the “John Wick” star, including one of his “Destiny” video game character, Commander Zavala.

Lance Reddick’s wife Stephanie paid tribute to her late husband on social media on Saturday.

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


“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.”

“Donations can be made to momcares.org in Baltimore, his hometown. – Stephanie Reddick.”


MOMCares is a nonprofit organization that supports low-income single Black mothers with NICU experiences in the Baltimore area, according to its website.

Reddick voiced the character of Commander Zavala in the 2014 video game Destiny and its 2017 sequel Destiny 2. Since the release of Destiny 2, the game’s developer, Bungie, has released regular expansions and quarterly seasons.

According to Forbes, Reddick was the game’s longest-running and most-used voice actor.

After news of his death broke on Friday, thousands of Destiny players paid tribute to Reddick in-game by visiting Commander Zavala at his station in the Tower, the outlet reported.

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Since only 16 players can fit in the tower at a time, players held hundreds of vigils. Player avatars have been seen gathering around Zavala and paying their respects in various ways, such as kneeling, saluting, hugging, or standing side by side in silence.

Reddick had a close relationship with the “Destiny” fan base, frequently posting videos of himself playing the game and recording in-character dialogue that was requested by fans.

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The actor died “suddenly” of natural causes, his publicist Mia Hansen confirmed in a statement to The Associated Press.

In addition to starring in all four John Wick films, Reddick is credited for his roles in The Wire, Fringe, Bosch, Oz, White House Down, and Godzilla vs. Kong “known” and “Lost” among many other film and television projects.

Many of Reddick’s former co-stars and other celebrities, including Ben Stiller, Wendell Pierce, Stephen King and James Gunn, took to social media to mourn his death.


John Wick: Chapter Four star Keanu Reeves and the film’s director Chad Stahelski paid tribute to Reddick in a joint statement to Deadline.

“We are deeply saddened and heartbroken by the loss of our beloved friend and colleague Lance Reddick,” they said.

“He was an absolute professional and a pleasure to work with. Our love and prayers are with his wife Stephanie, his children, family and friends. We dedicate the film to his loving memory. We will miss him very much.”

Lance Reddick and Keanu Reeves co-starred in all four John Wick films.

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Reddick portrayed Charon, a concierge at the Continental Hotel and a close ally of Wick, in all four installments of the franchise. The fourth film hits theaters next week.

The actor missed the premiere of John Wick: Chapter Four in New York City on Wednesday. He shared three photos on Instagram where he was seen relaxing on a couch with his dogs on Thursday, a day before his death.

Fox News Digital’s Janelle Ash contributed to this report.