Reg E. Cathey

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Reg. E. Cathey

Reg. E. Cathey

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Reg E. Cathey

Date of Birth

Date of Birth: August 18, 1958
Date of Passing: February 09, 2018
Birthplace: Huntsville, AL
Obituary: Variety

Reg E. Cathey was an American actor.

He was best known for his roles as Norman Wilson in The Wire, Martin Querns in Oz, Dr. Franklin Storm in the 2015 reboot of Fantastic Four, and Freddy Hayes in House of Cards, the latter earning him three consecutive Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series, including a win in 2015.

Cathey's final filmed role was his portrayal of James Lucas in the Netflix series Marvel's Luke Cage.

Reg E. Cathey was an American actor.

He was best known for his roles as Norman Wilson in The Wire, Martin Querns in Oz, Dr. Franklin Storm in the 2015 reboot of Fantastic Four, and Freddy Hayes in House of Cards, the latter earning him three consecutive Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series, including a win in 2015.

Cathey's final filmed role was his portrayal of James Lucas in the Netflix series Marvel's Luke Cage.

Cathey, who made his Broadway debut in The Green Bird, also played the role of Ellis Boyd "Red" Redding in the Wyndham's Theatre’s stage presentation of The Shawshank Redemption in London.

Cathey died February 9, 2018, in New York City, New York. He was 59.

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Awards & Nominations

3 Nominations | 1 Emmy
Outstanding Guest Actor In A Drama Series - 2016
  • Nominee
  • Reg E. Cathey, as Freddy
  • House of Cards
  • Netflix
  • Donen/Fincher/Roth and Trigger Street Productions, Inc. in association with Media Rights Capital for Netflix
Outstanding Guest Actor In A Drama Series - 2015
  • Winner
  • Reg E. Cathey, as Freddy Hayes
  • House of Cards
  • Netflix
  • Donen/Fincher/Roth and Trigger Street Productions, Inc. in association with Media Rights Capital for Netflix
Outstanding Guest Actor In A Drama Series - 2014
  • Nominee
  • Reg E. Cathey, as Freddy
  • House of Cards
  • Netflix
  • Donen/Fincher/Roth and Trigger Street Productions, Inc. in association with Media Rights Capital for Netflix
Laurie Metcalf and Reg E. Cathey present an award at the 2016 Creative Arts Emmys.
Reg E. Cathey on the red carpet at the 2016 Creative Arts Emmys.
Reg E. Cathey presents the award at the 67th Emmy Awards.
Reg E. Cathey at the 2015 Creative Arts Ball.
Reg E. Cathey backstage at the 2015 Creative Arts Emmys.
Reg E. Cathey backstage at the 2015 Creative Arts Emmys.
Rachel Brosnahan and Reg E. Cathey backstage at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards 2015.
Reg E. Cathey arrives on the red carpet at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards 2015.
Reg E. Cathey of House of Cards arrives for the 2014 Primetime Creative Arts Emmys.
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Laurie Metcalf and Reg E. Cathey present an award at the 2016 Creative Arts Emmys.
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Laurie Metcalf and Reg E. Cathey present an award at the 2016 Creative Arts Emmys. 

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Reg E. Cathey on the red carpet at the 2016 Creative Arts Emmys.
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Reg E. Cathey on the red carpet at the 2016 Creative Arts Emmys.

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Reg E. Cathey presents the award at the 67th Emmy Awards.
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Reg E. Cathey presents the award at the 67th Emmy Awards.

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Reg E. Cathey at the 2015 Creative Arts Ball.
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Reg E. Cathey at the 2015 Creative Arts Ball.

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Reg E. Cathey backstage at the 2015 Creative Arts Emmys.
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Reg E. Cathey backstage at the 2015 Creative Arts Emmys.

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Reg E. Cathey backstage at the 2015 Creative Arts Emmys.
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Reg E. Cathey backstage at the 2015 Creative Arts Emmys.

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Rachel Brosnahan and Reg E. Cathey backstage at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards 2015.
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Rachel Brosnahan and Reg E. Cathey backstage at the 2015 Creative Arts Emmy Awards.

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Reg E. Cathey arrives on the red carpet at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards 2015.
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Reg E. Cathey arrives on the red carpet at the 2015 Creative Arts Emmy Awards.

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Reg E. Cathey of House of Cards arrives for the 2014 Primetime Creative Arts Emmys.
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Reg E. Cathey of House of Cards arrives for the 2014 Primetime Creative Arts Emmys.

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