Actor Michael K. Williams, Omar on ‘The Wire,’  found dead  at his home at 54


Actor Michael K. Williams, who played  the rogue robber of drug dealers Omar Little on the HBO show  “The Wire” died Monday of an apparent drug overdose as reported by NYPD. Williams was found dead at his home in Brooklyn N.Y.

Appearing on the Stephen Colbert “The Late Show” in 2016, he told Colbert “I had very low self-esteem growing up, a high need to be accepted, a corny kid from the projects. So all of a sudden, I’m like, Omar, yo, I’m getting respect from people who probably would have took my lunch money as a kid.”

Emmy-nominated actor and producer, Michael Kenneth Williams was one of his generation’s most respected and acclaimed talents. By bringing complicated and charismatic characters to life-often with surprising tenderness-Williams established himself as a gifted and versatile performer with a unique ability to mesmerize audiences with his stunning character portrayals. Source : IMDB


50 Cent gets a lot of backlash  for insensitive Michael K. Williams posts. “Damn if you didn’t see Raising Kanan check it out that fentanyl is no joke, killing the clientele. RIP michael k. williams,” 50 wrote on Instagram post.


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