Gone too soon…

On Friday, The Wire creator David Simon revealed on Twitter that Reg E. Cathey — who played “Norman Wilson” in the classic HBO demonstrate — has passed away. He was 59.

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In 2015, the Alabama-native won an Emmy for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series for his work on Netflix‘s House of Cards.

After the sad news violated, several celebs — including Samuel L. Jackson and Miles Teller — took to social media to honor the talented actor.

See all the tweets( below ):