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House of Cards, The Wire actor Reg E. Cathey dead at 59

House of Cards, The Wire actor Reg E. Cathey dead at 59
From CBC - February 10, 2018

Emmy-winning actor Reg E. Cathey, best known for House of Cardsand The Wire,has died.

Cathey died at age 59, according to a statement from Netflix published in numerous reports. No other details were given.

The Wirecreator David Simon, announcing his death in a tweet on Friday, called him a "fine, masterful actor" and "delightful" person. Samuel L. Jackson and Chris Rock also tweeted tributes.

A Beautiful Talent left us for a more peaceful plane. Reg E. Cathey, true thespian, sage, https://t.co/SGm9J2l9NK

@SamuelLJackson

@chrisrock

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