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Lance Reddick Birthday and Biography

Born:  December 31, 1962

Birthplace:  Baltimore, MD

Zodiac Sign:  Capricorn

Lance Reddick is an American actor and musician. He is best known for playing Cedric Daniels in The Wire and Phillip Broyles in Fringe. He is also known for portraying Detective Johnny Basil on Oz, Matthew Abaddon in Lost, and Charon from the John Wick franchise. He has provided the voice and likeness for video game characters Martin Hatch in Quantum Break, Sylens in Horizon Zero Dawn and Horizon Forbidden West, and Commander Zavala in the Destiny franchise. He plays Chief Irvin Irving on Amazon Prime's Bosch.

Reddick was cast as Cedric Daniels in the HBO series The Wire after having also auditioned for the roles of Bubbles and Bunk Moreland. He joined ABC's hit series Lost in 2008, where he played Matthew Abaddon, an employee of Charles Widmore, in multiple episodes. He was the third of five HBO hit series Oz actors to star in the drama. Producers Damon Lindelof and Carlton Cuse have said they were interested in Reddick for the part of Mr. Eko. Still, he was unavailable due to filming The Wire, so they approached Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje instead.

Reddick released his debut album Contemplations & Remembrances in 2007, and in early 2008, he was cast in a vital role for the pilot of Fringe, in which fellow Oz actor Kirk Acevedo also had a regular part. Reddick played Phillip Broyles, the head of an FBI department investigating paranormal activities. Like Lost, Fringe is co-created and produced by J. J. Abrams. There was some doubt about whether Reddick could appear in Lost and Fringe in the 2008–2009 television season. However, Abrams stated that though Reddick was a series regular on Fringe, he would do episodes of Lost whenever required. Reddick appeared in the 2013 thriller White House Down. He stars in the YouTube web series DR0NE, of which he is a co-producer.

In 2014, Reddick appeared as Charon in the action thriller film John Wick, a role he has reprised in its two sequels. He voiced the character Commander Zavala in the 2014 video game Destiny.

Also in 2014, he started portraying the role of Chief Irvin Irving in the Amazon Prime series Bosch. Comparing his three prominent roles as a police commander.

In 2016, Reddick was cast in the post-apocalyptic horror film The Domestics. The film was released on June 28, 2018. He also voiced the character Sylens in the 2017 video game Horizon Zero Dawn. He is set to reprise his role in the upcoming sequel Horizon Forbidden West. In 2018, Reddick was cast in the forthcoming film Godzilla vs. Kong.