Samuel L. Jackson, Chris Rock and more post tributes to the passing of Reg E Cathey
The House Of Cards and The Wire actor passed away on Friday.
Reg E Cathey, best known for playing the ribs-serving Freddy in Netflix's political drama, has died at the age of 59.
He was also known for playing Norman Wilson in The Wire, and Martin Querns in Oz.
His film career included highlights such as The Mask, American Psycho, Se7en, and Clear And Present Danger.
Several of his co-stars over the years, as well as famous fans of his work, took to Twitter to pay tribute to the actor.
There are words. Reg E Cathey was one of the kindest, funniest, talented badasses I have ever had the honor of knowing. We lost a really good man today. You will be missed brother.
— Michael Kelly (@michaeljkellyjr) February 10, 2018
Shattered at the loss of Reg E. Cathey! Brilliant actor, humorist & friend! Irreplaceable! The ancestors about to be challenged!!
— Samuel L. Jackson (@SamuelLJackson) February 10, 2018
RIP Reg E Cathey!!!
— Viola Davis (@violadavis) February 10, 2018
Go gentle into that good night my brother. It was an honor spending time with you on set. Getting to know you as a person and an artist. You will be missed. Condolences to your family. I salute you. #Reg E. Cathey😢 https://t.co/4tNWpRoZrm
— Mike Colter (@realmikecolter) February 10, 2018
More sad news. A fine actor. https://t.co/zkKN7xbDJ9
— Simon Delaney (@SimonDelaneyEsq) February 10, 2018
Reg E. Cathey has passed . RIP Dirty Dee. Great actor great Man. pic.twitter.com/EgvBPstSaI
— Chris Rock (@chrisrock) February 10, 2018