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Reg E. Cathey

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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Born:
Aug 18, 1958 In Huntsville, Alabama, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
35
First Appeared:
In the series Square One Television 1987-01-26
Latest Project:
Movie Hands of Stone 2016-08-26
Known For
Poster of House of Cards
Poster of My Last Day Without You
Poster of Aftermath: Population Zero
Poster of Born on the Fourth of July
Filmography
Movie Hands of Stone Don King 2016-08-26
Series Horace and Pete Harold 2016-01-30
Series Outcast Chief Giles 2016-06-03
Movie Nasty Baby The Bishop 2015-02-08
Movie Shylock's Ghost Unknown 2015-10-27
Movie Fantastic Four Dr. Franklin Storm 2015-08-05
Movie Two Men in Town Jones, le superviseur 2014-02-06
Series Banshee Julias Bonner 2013-01-11
Series House of Cards Freddy 2013-02-01
Movie Arbitrage Earl Monroe 2012-09-14
Movie My Last Day Without You Pastor Johnson 2011-06-11
Movie 20 Years After Samuel 2008-01-01
Movie Aftermath: Population Zero Narrator 2008-03-09
Movie The Wire Odyssey Himself 2007-12-20
Movie The Wire: The Last Word 2007-12-27
Series 30 Rock Unknown 2006-10-11
Movie The Machinist Jones 2004-02-09
Movie Men Without Jobs Mr. Morgan 2004-06-19
Movie S.W.A.T. Lt. Greg Velasquez 2003-08-08
Series The Wire 2002-06-02
Movie Boycott E.D. Nixon 2001-02-24
Movie Pootie Tang Dirty Dee 2001-06-29
Series Law & Order: Criminal Intent Unknown 2001-09-30
Movie Homicide: The Movie Bernard Weeks 2000-02-13
Movie American Psycho Homeless Man 2000-04-13
Series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Attorney Barry Querns 1999-09-20
Series Third Watch Unknown 1999-09-23
Movie Se7en Dr. Santiago 1995-09-22
Movie Tank Girl Deetee 1995-03-31
Movie The Mask Freeze 1994-07-29
Movie Loose Cannons Willie 1990-02-09
Movie Hamlet Guildenstern 1990-11-01
Movie Born on the Fourth of July Speaker - Syracuse, NY 1989-12-20
Series Square One Television 1987-01-26
Series Star Trek: The Next Generation Unknown 1987-09-28