LANCE Reddick shared heartbreaking particulars about his late co-star Michael Okay. Williams, just a day before the John Wick actor’s personal demise.
Reddick died at age 60, authorities confirmed& after finding his body at his house in& Los Angeles& on Friday at around 9.30am. A reason for demise has not been released.Reddick performed Charon the concierge within the John Wick franchise[/caption]
The film star opened up about Williams, his former castmate from The Wire, in one in every of his last interviews.
“I simply couldn’t consider it,”& Reddick& stated to SiriusXM’s Bevelations host Bevy Smith on Thursday.
“I imply, I knew that he had like, once we have been on& The Wire, I know he struggled with it, and I solely comprehend it as a result of he advised me,” Reddick recalled.
Williams died from an overdose of fentanyl-laced heroin on September 6, 2021, at age 54.
“But fairly frankly,& Michael& and I didn’t keep in touch,” Reddick admitted.
Although Reddick knew about Williams’ historical past of drug habit, he was still stunned by his dying.
“So due to the trajectory of his profession, it never occurred to me that that was nonetheless happening,” Reddick stated.
He explained: “As a matter of reality, the last time I saw him was when& The Wire& acquired an award.”
The Wire gained the Basic Television Award at the American Black Film Pageant in February 2020.
Reddick went on: “And he seemed, I imply, I used to be like, apart from the grey and white in his beard, he nonetheless appeared like he was 30 years previous.
“I mean, what is that this man eating? Because I would like a few of that.
“So the notion that he was scuffling with medicine and that he died all of a sudden, that he died that method, was surprising to me.”
Reddick referred to as Williams a “real man” saying that “once I felt like I used to be floundering in my career, shortly after& The Wire, I referred to as him and he helped.
“And you don’t overlook that.”
JOHN WICK four
A day after Reddick talked about Williams’ demise, the star, also recognized for his voice-acting in the online game Future 2, died himself.
Reddick was doing the interview for SiriusXM to advertise the new film in the John Wick franchise, John Wick: Chapter 4.
Followers observed Reddick’s absence from the red-carpet premiere of& John Wick four& in& New York City& on Wednesday, although it's unknown why he missed the occasion.
Reddick played Charon the concierge within the John Wick franchise, along with co-stars Keanu Reeves and Ian McShane.
Keanu Reeves and director Chad Stahelski launched a joint statement dedicating John Wick: Chapter four to the late actor.
The statement learn: “We're deeply saddened and heartbroken on the lack of our beloved good friend and colleague Lance Reddick,” per& Entertainment Weekly.
They added: “He was the consummate professional and a joy to work with. Our love and prayers are together with his wife Stephanie, his youngsters, family, and pals.
“We dedicate the film to his loving memory.& We'll miss him dearly.”
Sources informed& TMZ& his passing appeared natural.
Reddick appeared in TV exhibits including, Fringe, Bosch, Oz, and Misplaced.
The late star can also be recognized for voice-acting characters in a plethora of video video games together with Commander Zavala in Destiny 2, Martin Hatch in Quantum Break, Sylens in Horizon Zero Daybreak, and Horizon Forbidden West.
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