Lance Reddick's wife Stephanie speaks out for the first time after his death: 'Taken from us far too soon'

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Lance Reddick's woman Stephanie has surgery her soundlessness pursuing the actor's abrupt decease at nan property of 60 Friday.

Stephanie, who joined Reddick successful 2011, shared a tribute to her precocious hubby connected his verified societal media accounts and expressed her gratitude to his fans for their condolences.

"Lance was taken from america acold excessively soon," she wrote connected Instagram Saturday on pinch 4 photos of nan "John Wick" star, including 1 of his "Destiny" video crippled characteristic Commander Zavala.

Lance Reddick's woman Stephanie paid tribute to her precocious hubby connected societal media Saturday.

Lance Reddick's woman Stephanie paid tribute to her precocious hubby connected societal media Saturday. (Tiffany Rose/Getty Images for Carl F. Bucherer )

"Thank you for each your overwhelming love, support and beautiful stories shared connected these platforms complete nan past day. I spot your messages and can't statesman to definitive really grateful I americium to person them.

Reddick voiced nan characteristic of Commander Zavala successful nan 2014 video crippled "Destiny" and its 2017 sequel "Destiny 2." Since nan merchandise of "Destiny 2," nan game's developer, Bungie, has regularly released description s and quarterly seasons. 

Reddick was nan game's longest-running and most-used sound formed member, according to Forbes.

After news of his decease collapsed Friday, thousands of "Destiny" players paid tribute to Reddick in-game by visiting Commander Zavala successful his position astatine nan Tower, nan outlet reported. 

Since only 16 players tin fresh successful nan Tower astatine a time, nan gamers person been holding hundreds of vigils. The players' avatars were seen gathering astir Zavala, paying their respects successful various ways arsenic they kneeled, saluted, hugged aliases stood silently broadside by side. 

Reddick had a beardown narration pinch nan "Destiny" instrumentality community, often posting videos of himself playing nan crippled and signaling fan-requested speech successful character.

The character died "suddenly" owed to earthy causes, his publicist Mia Hansen confirmed successful a connection to The Associated Press.

In summation to starring successful each 4 of nan "John Wick" movies, Reddick was known for his roles connected "The Wire," "Fringe," "Bosch," "Oz," "White House Down," "Godzilla vs. Kong" and "Lost" among galore different movie and TV projects.

Many of Reddick's erstwhile co-stars and different celebrities, including Ben Stiller, Wendell Pierce, Stephen King and James Gunn mourned his decease connected societal media.


"John Wick: Chapter Four" star Keanu Reeves and nan film's head Chad Stahelski paid tribute to Reddick successful a associated connection to Deadline.  

"We are profoundly saddened and heartbroken astatine nan nonaccomplishment of our beloved friend and workfellow Lance Reddick," they said. 

"He was nan consummate master and a joyousness to activity with. Our emotion and prayers are pinch his woman Stephanie, his children, family and friends. We dedicate nan movie to his loving memory. We will miss him dearly."

Lance Reddick and Keanu Reeves starred successful each 4 "John Wick" films together.

Lance Reddick and Keanu Reeves starred successful each 4 "John Wick" films together. (Todd Williamson)

Reddick portrayed Charon, a Continental Hotel concierge and adjacent state to Wick, successful each 4 installments of nan franchise. The fourth film debuts successful theaters adjacent week.

The character did not be nan premiere of "John Wick: Chapter Four" successful New York City Wednesday. He shared 3 photos to Instagram successful which he was seen relaxing connected a sofa pinch his dogs Thursday, 1 time earlier his death.


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

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