Lance Reddick was an actor known for his standout performances in critically acclaimed television series such as “The Wire,” “Bosch” and “American Horror Story.” His feature film work includes fan-favorite roles in the international blockbuster “John Wick” franchise, “Godzilla vs. Kong” and dozens of others. Born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland, Reddick studied music at the University of Rochester in New York, before attending the Yale School of Drama.
Additional feature credits include a lead role in “Angel Has Fallen” alongside Gerard Butler and Morgan Freeman, the thriller “Domestics” and the award-winning festival hit “Little Woods” opposite Tessa Thompson. Reddick co-starred with Jamie Foxx in “White House Down” for Columbia Pictures, opposite Josh Brolin in Spike Lee’s “Oldboy,” opposite Viola Davis and Maggie Gyllenhaal in 20th Century Fox’s “Won’t Back Down” and co-produced and starred opposite William Fichtner in Danny DeVito’s indie film, “St. Sebastian.” Reddick starred for several seasons on the critically acclaimed iconic series “The Wire” and “Oz” for HBO, and in the HBO miniseries “The Corner.” He starred as ‘Phillip Broyles’ in J.J. Abrams’ cult hit series “Fringe” on Fox, did an arc on ABC’s “Lost” and memorably played ‘Papa Legba’ in the “American Horror Story” franchise opposite Angela Bassett and Jessica Lange. Reddick showed his comedy chops on “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, “Funny or Die ‘Toys ‘R Me,'” “Wilfred,” “Key & Peele” and “Comedy Bang Bang,” to name a few. In the VR game space, Reddick co-stars with Bill Nighy and Peter Dinklage in the international hit “Destiny,” which broke sales records upon its release in 2014. He was also recently seen in the digital video event series “Quantum Break” with Aidan Gillen.