Actor Reg E. Cathey, who played Freddy in "House of Cards" and appeared in "The Wire", is no more. He was 59 and had reportedly been battling cancer.
"We are heartbroken by the passing of our friend and 'House of Cards' colleague Reg E. Cathey," Netflix said in a statement to variety.com on Friday.
"Reg was the kindest man, the most giving actor, a true gentlemen. Our sympathy goes to his family."
He guest starred on numerous shows like "The Wire", "Grimm", "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" and "Outcast".
"The Wire" creator David Simon first reported his death.
Cathey also appeared in Jim Carrey and Cameron Diaz's "The Mask" and the 2015 "Fantastic Four" reboot.
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