You Won't Believe What 'The Wire' Star Lance Reddick Did Before He Was Famous


  1. He was a Broadway dancer - Before he became a household name for his roles in 'The Wire' and 'Fringe', Reddick was a professional dancer on Broadway. He appeared in the original Broadway production of 'The Wiz' and 'Dreamgirls'.
  2. He was a backup singer for Madonna - Reddick had the opportunity to be a backup singer for Madonna during her 'Who's That Girl' tour. He was one of the 'boy toys' that performed alongside her.
  3. He was a model - Reddick was a model for the prestigious Wilhelmina Modeling Agency in New York City. He appeared in numerous print and television ads.
  4. He was a jazz musician - Reddick was a professional jazz musician in New York City before he was an actor. He performed with jazz greats like Wynton Marsalis, Branford Marsalis, and McCoy Tyner.
  5. He was a teacher - Reddick taught music classes at the LaGuardia High School of Music and Art and Performing Arts in New York City. He was also a music director for the school's jazz band.

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