Reg E. Cathey

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Reginald "Reg" E. Cathey (born August 18, 1958) is an American stage, film and television actor.

Cathey is a native of Huntsville, Alabama and a graduate of J.O. Johnson High School. He spent his childhood in Germany.

One of his earliest roles was starring in the children's television show Square One. He later had guest roles in episodes of shows such as Star Trek: The Next Generation and Homicide: Life on the Street. He played the villain Dirty Dee in the cult comedy film Pootie Tang. He had a regular role on the HBO series The Wire as Norman Wilson during the fourth and fifth seasons. He also worked with The Wire creator David Simon on the Emmy award-winning mini-series The Corner; Cathey played a drug addict known as Scalio. He had a recurring role on the HBO prison drama Oz as unit manager Martin Querns. In the film Tank Girl he played the role of Deetee. He narrated Aftermath: Population Zero, a National Geographic Channel special which imagines what Earth might be like if humanity no longer existed. He played the homeless man "Al" murdered by Patrick Bateman in the film American Psycho. He narrated TLC's Wonder's of Weather

In 2009, Cathey performed in The People Speak, a documentary feature film that uses dramatic and musical performances of the letters, diaries, and speeches of everyday Americans, based on historian Howard Zinn's A People's History of the United States.

Since September 2009, Cathey has played the role of Ellis Boyd "Red" Redding in a theatrical production of The Shawshank Redemption at Wyndham's Theatre, London.

He also currently plays Barry K. Word, a boxing promoter, on FX's new show Lights Out.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Reginald "Reg" E. Cathey (born August 18, 1958) is an American stage, film and television actor.

Cathey is a native of Huntsville, Alabama and a graduate of J.O. Johnson High School. He spent his childhood in Germany.

One of his earliest roles was starring in the children's television show Square One. He later had guest roles in episodes of shows such as Star Trek: The Next Generation and Homicide: Life on the Street. He played the villain Dirty Dee in the cult comedy film Pootie Tang. He had a regular role on the HBO series The Wire as Norman Wilson during the fourth and fifth seasons. He also worked with The Wire creator David Simon on the Emmy award-winning mini-series The Corner; Cathey played a drug addict known as Scalio. He had a recurring role on the HBO prison drama Oz as unit manager Martin Querns. In the film Tank Girl he played the role of Deetee. He narrated Aftermath: Population Zero, a National Geographic Channel special which imagines what Earth might be like if humanity no longer existed. He played the homeless man "Al" murdered by Patrick Bateman in the film American Psycho. He narrated TLC's Wonder's of Weather

In 2009, Cathey performed in The People Speak, a documentary feature film that uses dramatic and musical performances of the letters, diaries, and speeches of everyday Americans, based on historian Howard Zinn's A People's History of the United States.

Since September 2009, Cathey has played the role of Ellis Boyd "Red" Redding in a theatrical production of The Shawshank Redemption at Wyndham's Theatre, London.

He also currently plays Barry K. Word, a boxing promoter, on FX's new show Lights Out.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Reg E. Cathey, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Gender -

Known Credits 35

Birthday 1958-08-18

Place of Birth Huntsville, Alabama, USA

Adult Actor False

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2016 Hands of Stone as Don King
2016 Outcast(10 episodes) as Chief Giles
2016 Horace and Pete(2 episodes) as Harold
2015 Shylock's Ghost
2015 Fantastic Four as Dr. Franklin Storm
2015 Nasty Baby as The Bishop
2014 Two Men in Town as Jones, le superviseur
2013 House of Cards(11 episodes) as Freddy
2013 Banshee(3 episodes) as Julias Bonner
2012 Arbitrage as Earl Monroe
2011 My Last Day Without You as Pastor Johnson
2008 Aftermath: Population Zero as Narrator
2008 20 Years After as Samuel
2007 The Wire: The Last Word
2007 The Wire Odyssey as Himself
2006 30 Rock(1 episode)
2004 Men Without Jobs as Mr. Morgan
2004 The Machinist as Jones
2003 S.W.A.T. as Lt. Greg Velasquez
2002 The Wire(66 episodes)
2001 Law & Order: Criminal Intent(1 episode)
2001 Pootie Tang as Dirty Dee
2001 Boycott as E.D. Nixon
2000 American Psycho as Homeless Man
2000 Homicide: The Movie as Bernard Weeks
1999 Third Watch(1 episode)
1999 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit(1 episode)
1999 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit(3 episodes) as Attorney Barry Querns
1995 Se7en as Dr. Santiago
1995 Tank Girl as Deetee
1994 The Mask as Freeze
1990 Hamlet as Guildenstern
1990 Loose Cannons as Willie
1989 Born on the Fourth of July as Speaker - Syracuse, NY
1987 Star Trek: The Next Generation(1 episode)
1987 Square One Television(231 episodes)

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