American actor Michael Kenneth Williams was found dead in an apartment in Brooklyn, New York, on Monday, September 6, 2021. The announcement was made by police. He was 54 years old. Michael Kenneth Williams was born on November 2, 1966 in Brooklyn.
The body of Michael Kenneth Williams, was found on Monday, September 6 in Brooklyn.This is sad news for his family and his many admirers. His death has caused great concern. According to the New York Post, the 54-year-old actor died of an overdose. The American actor was made famous by his interpretation of the character of Omar in the cult television series The Wire.
After several appearances in film and television in the late 1990s, Michael Kenneth Williams landed a role in a new HBO drama series, Sur écoute, in 2002. The program was critically acclaimed, and the character of Omar Little emerged as a major figure in the five-season universe.
The American actor thus manages to appear in a multitude of large productions. But it is on television that he continues to be given really developed roles: since 2008 in the only season of the action series Kill Point: Dans la ligne de mire; in 2009 in the equally ephemeral judicial series The Philanthropist;then especially in 2010 in the historical series Boardwalk Empire, produced by Martin Scorsese. The series lasted five seasons on HBO, allowing the actor to play the protagonist Albert «Chalky» White until 2014.