American actor Lance Reddick has passed away at the age of 60. He is best known for his roles in The Wire and John Wick. Players may know him from his role as Sylens in the Horizon games, or as Commander Zavala in Destiny 2.
Perhaps Reddick’s most famous role is as Sylens in Horizon: Zero Dawn and Forbidden West, from the Dutch studio Guerrilla Games. Not only did he voice the mysterious figure, but he did too motion capture It was a facial model. He will likely return in this role for the last time in the Forbidden West DLC Burning Shores, which is set to be released next month. He also voiced Commander Zavala in Destiny 2 and played Martin Hatch in Quantum Break.
In film, he is best known for his roles in the HBO drama series The Wire and the John Wick series. Previously he had the lead role of Cedric Daniels. In the John Wick films, he played Charon’s caretaker, a role he will also reprise in the upcoming John Wick 4. He also played in Fringe, Oz, Lost, Bosch and in the Netflix adaptation of Resident Evil, among others. One of his final roles will be as the Greek god Zeus in the Disney+ series Percy Jackson & the Olympians. Filming for that series just finished last month.
The cause of Riddick’s death is unknown. TMZ reports He died at his home on Friday, apparently a natural death.
“Unable to type with boxing gloves on. Freelance organizer. Avid analyst. Friendly troublemaker. Bacon junkie.”