Reg E. Cathey, Actor on ‘House of Cards’ and ‘The Wire,’ Dies at 59Koeksal
Reg E. Cathey, whose distinctive baritone and memorable roles on hugely popular television shows like “House of Cards” and “The Wire” won him legions of fans and an Emmy Award, died on Friday at his home in New York City. He was 59.
His death was announced by David Simon, the creator of “The Wire,” on Twitter on Friday night. The cause was lung cancer, his talent agent, Sarah Fargo, said in an email on Saturday.