Beloved actor, Reginald Eugene Cathey, passed away on Friday.

Over the course of his career, Cathey held unforgettable roles in hit shows like House of CardsThe Wire and The Wizard of OZ

The news of his death broke via Twitter late Friday night from his friend David Simon, who created The Wire.  

At the moment, the cause of death is unconfirmed. Blavity will update the story as it unfolds.