Michael Williams who was the star of The Wire, Boardwalk Empire and most recently Lovecraft Country died at the age of 54. He was nominated for an Emmy and the news of his death was broken by a representative of the family. Therefore, in this article, we are going to talk about this great actor.
The representative of the family told that it is with deep regret we announce the passing away of the Emmy nominated actor Michael Kenneth Williams. The family did not provide a cause of death. The New York Police department was questioned on the same. They said, “[He] was discovered deceased in an apartment located at 440 Kent Avenue today around 1400 hours. It’s an ongoing investigation and the medical examiner will determine the cause of death.”
Michael Williams: A Class Apart
The team of HBO was devastated at the loss of the great actor. They also ended up releasing a statement. “We are devastated to learn of the passing of Michael Kenneth Williams, a member of the HBO family for more than 20 years,”.
“While the world is aware of his immense talents as an artist, we knew Michael as a dear friend who was beloved by all who had the privilege to work with him. We send our deepest condolences to his family for this immeasurable loss.”
We all remember Omar Little from the great show The Wire. This was the role which took Michael to the limelight. Many people do not know this but Michael Williams began his career as a dancer. He used to dance in shows for people like Madonna and George Michael. Then he turned to stage for acting.
Michael has also acted in several films such as Assassin’s Creed, The Road, Snitch and Motherless Brooklyn. His latest role in Lovecraft Country was also being considered for receiving an Emmy.