Reg E. Cathey

Reg E. Cathey


  • Known For: Acting
  • Birthday: 18-08-1958
  • Gender: Male
  • Place of Birth: Huntsville, Alabama, USA
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  • Popularity: 2.10
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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Reginald "Reg" E. Cathey (born August 18, 1958) was 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.




Year Movie Character
2008 Aftermath: Population Zero as Narrator
2007 The Wire Odyssey as Himself
2011 My Last Day Without You as Pastor Johnson
2007 The Wire: The Last Word
2015 Alex of Venice as Walt
2001 Pootie Tang as Dirty Dee
2015 Nasty Baby as The Bishop
2001 Boycott as E.D. Nixon
2015 Shylock's Ghost
1990 Hamlet as Guildenstern
1988 Astonished as Wayne
1992 Fool's Fire as Minister Gunther
1995 Tank Girl as Deetee
2008 20 Years After as Samuel
2015 Fantastic Four as Dr. Franklin Storm
2017 Flock of Four as Pope Dixon
2004 Men Without Jobs as Mr. Morgan
1991 Eyes of a Witness as Prosecutor
2004 The Machinist as Jones
2014 Two Men in Town as Jones, le superviseur
2016 Hands of Stone as Don King
2018 Tyrel
2003 S.W.A.T. as Lt. Greg Velasquez
1995 Se7en as Dr. Santiago
2012 Arbitrage as Earl Monroe
1994 The Mask as Freeze
2003 A Good Night to Die as Avi
2004 The Cookout as Frank Washington
2000 American Psycho as Al
1990 Loose Cannons as Willie
1990 Quick Change as Sound Analyst
1988 Crossing Delancey as Cab Driver
2014 St. Vincent as Gus
1989 Penn & Teller Get Killed as Fan’s Friend
2003 Head of State as Officer Waters
1991 What About Bob? as Howie / Director
2000 Homicide: The Movie as Bernard Weeks
1994 Clear and Present Danger as Sergeant Major
2017 The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks as Zakariyyah
1989 Born on the Fourth of July as Speaker - Syracuse, NY

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