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Reg E Cathey

18 August 1958 to 9 February 2018

An American actor best known for a pair of roles playing an empathetic and trusted confidante, Cathey starred as political operative Norman Wilson on The Wire (2006-2008) and won an Emmy for his role as Freddy Hayes on House of Cards (2013-2016). On the big screen he memorably starred in Tank Girl (1995) and American Psycho (2000).

Read Reg E Cathey's Guardian obituary here.