Actor Reg E. Cathey, best known for his role as restaurant owner Freddy Hayes in “House of Cards”, has died at the age of 59. The news was disclosed by David E. Simon, creator of the prestigious series “The Wire”, which Cathey also played a role. Typical Cathey was his deep voice. “Not just a good masterful actor, but simply one of the most blissful people with whom I have many long days on set spent”, tweette Simon. Actor Samuel L. Jackson called him a “brilliant actor, humorist and friend”.