The Wire star Michael K Williams found dead.
Written by crest887fm on September 7, 2021
American actor Michael K Williams, best known for starring in HBO drama series The Wire, has been found dead in his New York apartment.
The actor who died at the age of 54 had publicly admitted his personal struggles with drugs over the years,
Williams – who was nominated for three Emmy Awards played Omar Little, a gay, streetwise robber of drug gangs in the Wire
Born in New York in 1966, Williams began his career as a dancer and performed with Madonna and George Michael before moving into acting, with companies including the prestigious National Black Theatre Company.
Meanwhile, Fellow actors and filmmakers have been paying tribute to him on social media.