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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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Aug 18, 1958 In Huntsville, Alabama, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Square One Television 1987-01-26
Latest Project:
Movie Flock of Four 2017-10-28
Known For
Poster of House of Cards
Poster of The Wire
Poster of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
Poster of Star Trek: The Next Generation
Movie Flock of Four Pope Dixon 2017-10-28
Movie The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks Zakariyyah 2017-04-22
Series Outcast Chief Giles 2016-06-03
Movie Hands of Stone Don King 2016-08-26
Movie Alex of Venice Walt 2015-04-17
Movie Nasty Baby The Bishop 2015-02-08
Movie Fantastic Four Dr. Franklin Storm 2015-08-05
Movie Two Men in Town Jones, le superviseur 2014-02-06
Movie St. Vincent Gus 2014-10-09
Series House of Cards Freddy 2013-02-01
Series Elementary Mr. Clay 2012-09-27
Movie Arbitrage Earl Monroe 2012-09-14
Series Lights Out Barry K. Word 2011-01-11
Movie My Last Day Without You Pastor Johnson 2011-06-11
Movie Aftermath: Population Zero Narrator 2008-03-09
Movie 20 Years After Samuel 2008-01-01
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 The Cookout Frank Washington 2004-09-03
Movie Men Without Jobs Mr. Morgan 2004-06-19
Movie A Good Night to Die Avi 2003-01-01
Movie S.W.A.T. Lt. Greg Velasquez 2003-08-08
Movie Head of State Officer Waters 2003-03-28
Series The Wire 2002-06-02
Series Law & Order: Criminal Intent Unknown 2001-09-30
Movie Boycott E.D. Nixon 2001-02-24
Movie Pootie Tang Dirty Dee 2001-06-29
Movie Homicide: The Movie Bernard Weeks 2000-02-13
Movie American Psycho Al 2000-04-13
Series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Attorney Barry Querns 1999-09-20
Series Third Watch Unknown 1999-09-23
Movie Ill Gotten Gains Nassor 1997-12-05
Movie Tank Girl Deetee 1995-03-31
Movie Tyson Attorney Winston 1995-04-29
Movie Napoleon Frog (voice) 1995-06-30
Movie Se7en Dr. Santiago 1995-09-22
Movie The Mask Freeze 1994-07-29
Movie Airheads Marcus 1994-08-05
Movie Clear and Present Danger Sergeant Major 1994-08-03
Movie And the Band Played On Staff Doctor #2 1993-09-11
Movie What About Bob? Howie / Director 1991-05-17
Movie Loose Cannons Willie 1990-02-09
Movie Quick Change Sound Analyst 1990-07-13
Movie William Shakespeare's Hamlet Guildenstern 1990-11-02
Movie Hamlet Guildenstern 1990-11-01
Movie Penn & Teller Get Killed Fan’s Friend 1989-09-22
Movie Born on the Fourth of July Speaker - Syracuse, NY 1989-12-20
Movie Crossing Delancey Cab Driver 1988-08-17
Series Square One Television 1987-01-26
Series Star Trek: The Next Generation Unknown 1987-09-28