Michael K. Williams died at age 54. The American actor was found dead in his New York City apartment on Monday afternoon. Williams was one of the most important faces in the prestigious series of HBO, The Wire, where he gave life to Omar Little, but had also participated in multiple Hollywood hits such as 12 years of slavery and even in the movie Hulk, starring Edward Norton.
It is speculated that the interpreter died as a result of an overdose, but at the moment his closest environment and his family have not made any statements about it. However, the investigators would have found the remainder of the drug in his apartment, according to police sources at the The New York Post.
Low-key actor with five Emmy nominations
Michael K. Williams may not instantly sound like yes to audiences Will Smith O Tom Cruise, but it is undeniable that the actor had managed to cement a very prestigious career in both film and television. Perhaps, of course, his best known role is that of Omar Little in the cult crime series, The Wire, but it was also showcased in another HBO production as it was Boardwalk Empire, just to name a few examples.
On the big screen, Williams also starred in Steve McQueen’s award-winning film, 12 Years a Slave, RoboCop, The Purge: Anarchy and the film adaptation of the famous game Assassin’s Creed, among many more. On the other hand, Marvel fans will surely remember Michael K. Williams for his role in The Incredible Hulk, that film starring Edward Norton in the first Hulk on screen. There the American actor gave life to Harlem Bystander.
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