Lance Reddick was a prolific actor and musician known for his works in the shows The Wire and Fringe. The actor died suddenly on March 17, 2023, of natural causes, leaving fans and co-stars in deep grief and shock.
Reddick began his career in 1996 and had appeared in a number of production before his untimely death. Over the years, he was also able to earn a huge amount of wealth. Here is everything we know about his net worth.
Lance Reddick Net Worth
Lance Reddick had a net worth of $4 million at the time of his death in March 2023, says the website Celebrity Net Worth. Most of these earnings came from his long and successful acting career. Apart from starring in films and TV shows, he also lent his voice to several video games.
Lance was born to Dorothy and Solomon Reddick on New Year’s Eve in 1962 in Baltimore, Maryland. He attended Friends School of Baltimore before joining the Peabody Preparatory Institute and the Walden School to study music. In the 1980s, he got enrolled at the University of Rochester’s Eastman School of Music and earned a Bachelor’s degree in music.
Reddick then joined the Yale School of Drama and received a Master of Fine Arts degree in 1994. Two years later, he began his acting career with a small role in the Fox police drama New York Undercover. He then went on to appear in Swift Justice, The Nanny, and the TV films The Fixer, Witness to the Mob, and What the Deaf Man Heard.
Breakthrough with The Wire
The actor landed his first major role in HBO’s prison drama Oz, where he played undercover narcotics officer Johnny Basil. In 2002, he was made the main cast member of the crime drama The Wire. The show was a critical and commercial success and went on till 2008.
Meanwhile, Reddick continued to appear in recurring roles in CSI: Miami, Numb3rs, and Lost. After The Wire concluded, the actor was cast as the head of an FBI department in the science-fiction series Fringe. From 2014 to 2021, he appeared as Deputy Chief Irvin Irving in Amazon’s Bosch.
Reddick started his film career with Alfonso Cuarón’s Great Expectations in 1998. He then starred in White House Down, The Way of War, and Edward Zwick’s action thriller The Siege. In 2014, he appeared in Keanu Reeves-starrer John Wick as Charon. He reprised his role in three sequels to the film in 2017, 2019, and 2023.
Music and Video Games Career
Even after venturing into acting, Reddick pursued his passion for music and released his album, Contemplations & Remembrances in 2007. He also worked as a voice actor in the animated shows Rick and Morty, Paradise PD, Beware the Batman, and DuckTales.
Reddick’s voice and appearance were also utilized in a number of video games. He appeared as Derek Carter in 2009’s 50 Cent: Blood on the Sand, as Commander Zavala in 2014’s Destiny, and as Martin Hatch in 2016’s Quantum Break. He also worked in Payday 2, John Wick Hex, and Horizon Zero Dawn.
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