Michael K. Williams

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Michael K. Williams
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Williams at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2012
Born
Michael Kenneth Williams

(1966-11-22)November 22, 1966
DiedSeptember 6, 2021(2021-09-06) (aged 54)
New York City, New York, U.S.
OccupationActor
Years active1995–2021
Websitemichaelkennethwilliams.com

Michael Kenneth Williams (November 22, 1966 – September 6, 2021) was an American actor. He played Omar Little on the HBO drama series The Wire[1][2][3] and Albert "Chalky" White on the HBO series Boardwalk Empire.

Williams died on the morning of September 6, 2021 at his New York City apartment at the age of 54.[4][5] His death is being investigated as a possible drug overdose.[6]

References[change | change source]

  1. Robert Bianco (2004-05-26). "10 Reasons we still love TV". USA Today. Retrieved 2006-07-21.
  2. Chris Barsanti (2004). "The Wire - The Complete First Season". Slant Magazine. Retrieved 2006-07-20.
  3. Brent McCabe and Van Smith (2005). "Down to the wire: Top 10 reasons not to cancel the wire". Baltimore city paper. Archived from the original on 2005-04-16. Retrieved 2006-07-21.
  4. Fleming Jr, Mike (September 6, 2021). "Michael K. Williams, Star Of 'The Wire' And 'Lovecraft Country,' Dies At Age 54". Deadline Hollywood. Archived from the original on September 6, 2021. Retrieved September 6, 2021.
  5. Morales, Mark (September 6, 2021). "Michael K. Williams, 'Wire' actor, found dead". CNN. Archived from the original on September 6, 2021. Retrieved September 6, 2021.
  6. Jacobs, Julia; Correal, Annie; Haag, Matthew; Egner, Jeremy (2021-09-06). "Michael K. Williams, Omar From 'The Wire,' Is Dead at 54". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2021-09-07.