Lance Reddick made carrying the weight of the world look easy. The actor, who died in his Los Angeles home on Friday, was widely known for playing authority figures.
Usually, these were cops: Cedric Daniels on The Wire, Phillip Broyles in Fringe, and Irvin Irving in Bosch. As with many artists, one role, or type of role, is tremendously insufficient to sum up a life and career.
Reddick’s resume was an expansive one that spanned a wide variety of movies, television procedurals, oddball comedies, animated series of all stripes, and video games.
In the breadth of his work, Reddick didn’t just embody authority, but dependability — his assured performances were a strut that a writer could rest any kind of scene on, and his generosity allowed his scene partners to shine.Read more on polygon.com