“Wire” star Michael K. Williams found dead in Brooklyn apartment

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Actor Michael K. Williams, wire When Boardwalk Empire, Dead..

“It’s a deep sadness for the family to announce the death of Emmy-nominated actor Michael Kenneth Williams. They mourn this insurmountable loss and seek your privacy,” said the representative. NSHe is the Hollywood Reporter.

Williams, 54, was found dead by his nephew in his Brooklyn apartment on Monday. director..

Born in Brooklyn, the actor began his show business career as a dancer for various pop stars, including Madonna and Janet Jackson, before his encounter with rapper Tupac played an acting role in the 1996 film. bullet..He started appearing in the episode Law and Order, Boston Legal, When The Sopranos.

Williams later became a star on HBO, playing Omar Little (modern Baltimore Robin Hood and Stick Upmann). wire. The famous role proved to be Williams’ definitive character, and President Barack Obama chose Little as his favorite character in a 2008 interview. Las Vegas sun.. “It’s not an approval,” Obama said. “He’s not my favorite, but he’s a fascinating character.”

Michael K. Williams could hardly bear this anger

He also starred on HBO Boardwalk Empire, He won the Screen Actors Guild Award for his best ensemble cast.He saw a recent career revival on HBO parts Night And Netflix When they look at us Both were nominated for Emmy Awards.He has also appeared in various films, including: Still dawn, Won the Academy Award for Best Picture Inherent Vice, And 2016 Ghost Busters.

In July, Williams was nominated for a fifth Emmy for playing Montrose Freeman on HBO. Lovecraft Country.

“Montrose and his journey Lovecraft country What I did was that it was able to touch my deeper trauma, “he said. deadline.. “I know there is trauma in my past life experience. What happened to me, what I did, bad choices. I live it and work through it.”

Williams wire Co-star Isiah Whitlock Jr. lamented the loss of a friend on Twitter Monday afternoon.

“I was shocked and saddened by the death of Michael K. Williams. One of the finest brothers on earth with the greatest heart. A wonderful actor and soul. May I tear. God bless me,” he said. I have written..

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