John Wick actor Lance Reddick dies, Halle Berry says 'will never forget the hug Lance gave me...'
Halle Berry wrote that she will never forget the huge smile and heartfelt hug Lance Reddick gave her when she walked on the set of John Wick for the first time.
Halle Berry paid a heartfelt tribute to her John Wick co-star Lance Reddick after his sudden death on Friday. "I send my heartfelt condolences to the family and all those who knew and loved Lance," Berry wrote on Instagram on Saturday. "l'll never forget the huge smile and heartfelt hug Lance gave me as I walked on the set of John Wick for the first time." Also read: Keanu Reeves on John Wick: Chapter 4 and toughest skill he had to learn
"His kind, sweet energy lit up every room he was in and his heart was larger than anything in it," she continued. "Heaven has another angel. You will be missed sweet friend!"
The Moonfall star shared a black and white photo of the late actor that his wife Stephanie Reddick posted on Saturday, reported People, a US-based media company. "My love and prayers are with the family at this very sad time. Lance was one of the most sincere people I'd ever met. Truly one of a kind! RIP sweet king," Halle commented on Stephanie's post.
On Friday, Reddick's death was confirmed by his reps in a statement. The actor was found dead in his Los Angeles home. Reddick, 60, began his career in the '90s, with credits in shows like New York Undercover and The West Wing. He began earning roles in regional theatre and at 29, he applied-- and was accepted -- to Yale University to study drama, eventually graduating.
In New York, he first auditioned for The Wire creator David Simon for his project The Corner, an HBO miniseries that came two years before Simon's The Wire. Reddick was also among the SAG-nominated ensemble of Regina King's One Night in Miami and worked on Netflix's Resident Evil series, Comedy Central's Corporate and FX's American Horror Story.