Lance Reddick Biography

(American Entertainer and Performer Most popular for His Job as ‘Cedric Daniels’ in the television Series ‘The Wire’)

Lance Reddick was an acclaimed American actor known for his memorable roles in TV series such as ‘The Wire’, ‘Fringe’, ‘Oz’, and ‘Lost’. With a background in music, he initially pursued a career in classical music before transitioning to acting. Reddick’s talent and versatility allowed him to leave a lasting impact on both the small and big screens, earning him recognition and praise throughout his career.

1. Profession

  • Lance Reddick is known for his work as an actor and musician.
  • He is best known for his role in the TV series ‘The Wire’.
  • His salary is currently under review.
  • Lance Reddick has a net worth of $4 million.

2. Personal Details:

  • Date of Birth: December 31, 1962
  • Age: 60 years old
  • Birth Name/Full Name: Lance Solomon Reddick
  • Birth Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA
  • Horoscope: Capricorn
  • Father’s Name: Solomon Reddick
  • Mother’s Name: Dorothy Gee
  • High School: Peabody Preparatory Institute
  • University: University of Rochester, Yale School of Drama
  • Ethnicity: African-American
  • Nationality: American
  • Died On: March 17, 2023
  • Place Of Death: Los Angeles, California

3.Body Mesurements:

  • Weight: Not available
  • Height: 1.88 meters (6 feet 2 inches)
  • Hair Color: Bald
  • Eye Color: Dark Brown
  • Shoe Size: Not available
  • Bicep Size: Not available
  • Chest Size: Not available
  • Waist Size: Not available

4. Famliy detail and Relationships

5. Childhood life

  • Lance Reddick was born on December 31, 1962, in Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
  • He grew up in an affluent family, with his father working as a lawyer.
  • Reddick started taking piano lessons at a young age and had aspirations of becoming a classical music composer.
  • As a teenager, he attended the Peabody Preparatory Institute and completed a summer program on music theory and composition at the Walden School.
  • Despite initially thinking that aspiring actors were silly, Reddick felt a strong attraction towards the profession.
  • He obtained a Bachelor of Music degree from the Eastman School of Music at the University of Rochester.
  • In the 1980s, Reddick moved to Boston, Massachusetts, to attend the Yale School of Drama, where he graduated with a Master of Fine Arts degree.

6. Acting career

  • Lance Reddik made his first appearance on television in a 1996 episode of ‘New York Undercover’.
  • In 1997, he was featured in the telefilm ‘What the Deaf Man Heard’.
  • Reddick portrayed Anton Le Farge in the 1998 film ‘Great Expectations’, directed by Alfonso Cuarón and based on Charles Dickens’s novel.
  • He had an uncredited role as a soldier in the 1998 monster film ‘Godzilla’.
  • Reddick appeared in the 1998 action thriller ‘The Siege’, alongside Denzel Washington, Bruce Willis, and Annette Bening.
  • In 2000, he played Detective Willis Simms in the CBS crime drama series ‘Falcone’, and also appeared in the adventure romance ‘I Dreamed of Africa’.
  • Between 2000 and 2001, Reddick portrayed Johnny Basil, also known as Desmond “Zil” Mobay, in the HBO drama series ‘Oz’. He also had a recurring role as Dr. Taylor in six episodes of NBC’s ‘Law & Order: Special Victims Unit’.
  • Reddick played the character Matthew Abaddon in the ABC drama series ‘Lost’ from 2008 to 2009.
  • He appeared in the films ‘Won’t Back Down’ (2012), ‘White House Down’ (2013), ‘The Guest’ (2014), and the first John Wick film (2014) as the character Charon.
  • Reddick portrayed CEO Christian DeVille in the Comedy Central show ‘Corporate’ from 2018 to 2020.
  • He played LAPD chief Irvin Irving in Amazon Studios’ police procedural drama ‘Bosch’ from 2014 to 2021.
  • Some of his other notable films include ‘Angel Has Fallen’ (2019), ‘Godzilla vs. Kong’ (2021), and ‘John Wick: Chapter 4’ (2021).

7. Music Career

  • Lance Reddick released his first album, titled ‘Contemplations & Remembrances’, on September 10, 2007, under Christai Productions.
  • The album features a collection of nine classical tracks.
  • The tracks on the album include: ‘Walking’, ‘Time to Say Goodbye’, ‘Woman in Black’, ‘Hey John’, ‘Voices’, ‘Work of Art’, ‘Our Journey’, ‘Tick Tock’, and ‘Remembering’.

8. Major Works And Awards

  • Lance Reddick portrayed the character of Cedric Daniels, a deputy commissioner for operations turned lawyer, in the crime-drama series ‘The Wire’.
  • ‘The Wire’ was created by David Simon and aired on HBO from June 2nd, 2002, to March 9 th, 2008.
  • The show is widely acclaimed and considered to be one of the greatest TV shows of all time.
  • ‘The Wire’ received several awards, including four Critics Poll Awards, one WGA Award, and one TCA Award.
  • In the FOX science-fiction series ‘Fringe’ (2008-2013), Reddick played the role of Phillip Broyles.
  • Phillip Broyles was the head of the Fringe division and a special agent for Homeland Security.
  • Reddick’s performance in ‘Fringe’ earned him nominations for two Saturn Awards.

9. Reference

  1. bing.com
  2. wikipedia
  3. celebritynetworth.

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