Michael K. Williams– understood for his breakout function as Omar Little in HBO’s hit series, The Wire— has actually passed away at54 According to New York Post’s Page Six, the star was found dead by his nephew in Williams’ high-rise house in Brooklyn on Monday (Sept. 6).
The awful news has actually been verified by Williams’ press agent, Marianna Shafran, who provided the following declaration: “It is with deep grief that the household reveals the death of Emmy chose star Michael Kenneth Williams. They request your personal privacy while grieving this overwhelming loss.”
His cause of death has actually not been verified or exposed.
The Brooklyn-born and East Flatbush-bred carrying out artist initially started his profession as a dancer prior to making his method to the little screen. Because his small-screen acting launching in 2002, Williams’ indisputable skill led him to more functions in many HBO tv reveals– like Boardwalk Empire, The Night Of, Bessie, and, most just recently, Lovecraft Country— and looks in The Sopranos, Law & Order, and more. His skilled profession led him to big-screen functions too in movies like Bullet, 12 Years A Slave, Gone Baby Gone, Miracle at St. Anna, Superfly, and more.
Throughout his profession, Williams has actually gotten many Emmy Award elections for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie for his functions in Bessie, The Night Of, and When They See United States This year, he got an election for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for his function as Montrose Freeman in HBO’s Lovecraft Country Last month, it was revealed that Williams would co-star in the upcoming George Forman biopic.
In June, Williams carried out lyrics from DMX’s “Slippin” and more throughout the DMX homage efficiency at the 2021 BET Awards.
The well-known star is endured by his mom.
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