Reg E. Cathey, Actor on 'House of Cards' and 'The Wire,' Dies during 59

The Emmy leader and three-time hopeful also played a supervisor on ‘Oz.’

Reg E. Cathey, a expressive Emmy-winning actor from House of Cards who also was famous for his glorious work on The Wire, has died. He was 59. No sum of his genocide were immediately available.

In 2015, Cathey won his Emmy for his description of Freddy Hayes, a owners of a BBQ corner who ends adult with a pursuit in a White House, on Netflix’s House of Cards in a widen of 3 true years with a nomination. Simon reported Cathey’s genocide on Twitter.

On David Simon’s acclaimed play The Wire, Cathey stood out as newspaperman incited Baltimore politician Norman Wilson, and on another acclaimed HBO series, Tom Fontana’s Oz, he was section manager and supervisor Martin Querns.

Most recently, Cathey was seen as Chief Byron Giles on Robert Kirkman’s Cinemax array Outcast and was in HBO’s The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.

Known for his autocratic baritone voice, Cathey also portrayed Dr. Franklin Storm in a 2015 reboot of The Fantastic Four, and he seemed in other films like Born on a Fourth of July (1989), What About Bob? (1991), Clear and Present Danger (1994), Seven (1995), Tank Girl (1995), American Psycho (2000) and Pootie Tang (2001).

On TV, his credits embody a Simon miniseries The Corner, in that he played a drug addict; Star Trek: The Next Generation; Fontana’s Homicide: Life on a Street; and Grimm.

A local of Huntsville, Alabama, Cathey spent time as a child with his family in Germany, afterwards graduated from J.O. Johnson High School in Huntsville and complicated museum during a University of Michigan and a Yale School of Drama.

In a 2016 interview with The Guardian, Cathey pronounced his career took off after a 44th U.S. boss was elected.

“What we did notice is that Barack Obama becomes boss and unexpected black people who are decorous are operative more,” he said. “This new marketplace for a decorous black actor is all due to Obama. He got inaugurated, and we started operative like a fiend — hired by a same people who would formerly ask: ‘Have we always oral like that?’ It’s like, we know what, motherfuckers, yes, we have.”

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