Actor Reg E. Cathey, who had roles in the hit series "House of Cards" and "The Wire," has died, a Hollywood TV series creator reported. He was 59. Cathey's death was first reported late Friday on Twitter by "The Wire" creator David Simon. Show More Summary
David Simon, writer and creator of The Wire, announced Cathey's death on social media. "Though he earned credits in dozens of television shows and movies, it was Mr. Cathey’s portrayal of Freddy Hayes — an empathetic, salt-of-the-earth barbecue pit owner whose restaurant provides a respite for Francis Underwood, the scheming politician in House of Cards […]
The actor was best known for roles on House Of Cards and The Wire.
He was 59 years old.
There are plenty of actors who don’t become household names but bring rich talent to the table as character actors that everyone recognizes. The Wire and House of Cards star Reg E. Cathey was one of those actors, and sadly he’s no longer with us. Show More Summary
Actor Reg E. Cathey, who played Freddy on “House of Cards” and appeared in “The Wire,” has died. He was 59 and had reportedly been battling cancer. Known for his distinctive baritone voice, Reginald Eugene Cathey began acting in 1984 in a television movie called “A Doctor’s Story.” He guest starred...
Actor Reg E. Cathey, better known for his roles in the hit Netflix drama House of Cards and the HBO series The Wire, has died. His death was announced Friday night by David Simon, the creator of The Wire, who paid tribute to the late 59-year-old actor on Twitter. Show More Summary
Actor Reg E. Cathey, who played Freddy on “House of Cards,” has died.
As Freddy Hayes, he served up barbecue to Frank Underwood on House of Cards, while on The Wire he served as right-hand man to Mayor Tommy Carcetti. Now, sad news out of New York: Actor Reg E. Cathey died there at age 59 after fighting lung cancer, TMZ reports. The...
Actor Reg E. Cathey Has Passed Away Actor Reg E. Cathey, better known for his roles in the hit Netflix House of Cards and the HBO series The Wire, has passed away. His death was announced on Friday night
Cathey won an Emmy for his portrayal of the BBQ joint owner Freddy Hayes in 'House of Cards.'
Actor Reg E. Cathey, known for his roles on House of Cards and The Wire, has died at the age of 59. Born Reginald Eugene Cathey, the Yale School of Drama grad appeared in a wide variety of film and TV projects since making his screen debut in 1984, including ... More »
Gone too soon… On Friday, The Wire creator David Simon revealed on Twitter that Reg E. Cathey — who played "Norman Wilson" in the classic HBO show — has passed away. He was 59. Related: Actress Arielle Kebbel's Sister Is Missing In 2015, the Alabama-native won an Emmy for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series for his [...]
He had been fighting lung cancer, according to reports.
Netflix is among those remembering Emmy-winning House of Cards and The Wire actor Reg Cathey, who died Friday at the age of 59. “We are heartbroken by the passing of our friend and House of Cards colleague Reg E. Cathey,” Netflix said in a statement. Show More Summary
Actor Reg E. Cathey has passed away at the age of 59. Cathey, most known for his baritone voice, appeared in the early seasons of House of Cards on Netflix and played prison guard Norman Wilson on HBO's critically acclaimed The Wire. His cause of death was not immediately available to press. The... Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com Reg E. Cathey House of Cards The Wire
Reg E. Cathey has sadly died at the age of 59. The Emmy-winning actor passed away recently, according to The Wire‘s creator David Simon. Reg was best known for his role on the HBO series as well as his appearances on House of Cards. “Reg Cathey, 1958-2018. Not only a fine, masterful actor — but [...]
Reg E. Cathey, a veteran actor likely best known to television fans for roles in House of Cards and The Wire, died this week from lung cancer. He was 59 years old. According to TMZ sources, Cathey was surrounded by friends, family members...Show More Summary
We lost another great one. According to TMZ, actor Reg E. Cathey died at his home in New York, surrounded by friends and family after battling lung cancer. He was 59. Reginald Eugene Cathey played BBQ maestro Freddy on Netflix's "House of Cards," earning an Emmy for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series in 2015. Show More Summary
He was reportedly battling lung cancer.