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Reg E. Cathey, 'House of Cards', Actor Dies at Age 59

Updated On 10 Feb, 2018 Published On

Reg E. Cathey, House of Cards star, has died at the age of 59. The Emmy-winning actor was widely known for his recurring roles on The Wire and House of Cards, had been battling lung cancer, TMZ reported on a Friday, February 9. However, the exact cause of death has not been revealed yet.

Sources also reported that Cathey was in his home in New York. He was reportedly surrounded by loved ones at the time of his passing.

In the remembrance of the late actor, many o9f his former colleagues showed their sympathy towards him through social media sites.

The Wire creator David Simon posted a statement about Cathey’s death on Twitter on Friday.

Here's the tweet, check it out.

Wendell Pierce, Cathey’s co-star on The Wire, also shared a message via Twitter remembering the late actor.

Check it out.

Rest In Peace!