Michael Kenneth Williams Biography
Michael Kenneth Williams is an American actor who played Omar Little on the HBO drama series The Wire and Albert “Chalky” White on the HBO series Boardwalk Empire. He was well known for his role as Jack Gee, husband of Bessie Smith, in the HBO telefilm.
Michael Kenneth Williams Age
He was born on November 22, 1966, in Brooklyn
Michael K. Williams dead
“It is with deep sorrow that the family announces the passing of Emmy nominated actor Williams who was well known for his role in the drama series The Wire and Albert. The family request for your privacy while grieving this unsurmountable loss,” his long-time rep Marianna Shafran of Shafran PR confirmed with THR. He was discovered unconscious in the dining room of his luxury Williamsburg pad with what appeared to be heroin on the kitchen table. Drug paraphernalia was found at the scene, authorities say. Willaims died on September 6, 2021, at the age of 54 years old.
Michael Kenneth Williams Education
He attended and graduated from George Westinghouse Career and Technical Education High School. He later enrolled at the National Black Theatre in New York City after getting some troubles as a youth.
Michael Kenneth Williams Family
Williams was born in Brooklyn, he was the son of a Bahamian mother from Nassau and Booker T. Williams, an American, from Greeleyville, South Carolina, where his African-American family has deep roots. He was brought up in the Vanderveer Projects in East Flatbush, Brooklyn.
Michael Kenneth Williams Wife
Williams and Tasha Smith were captured cuddling. The “Why Did I Get Married” star revealed that she is in a romantic relationship with “The Wire” actor as she made their relationship Instagram official. She uploaded a photo of them snuggling while calling her boyfriend “the love of my life.” She went on gushing about Williams as she wrote in the caption, “Nothing makes me happier!!!!! The love of my life.
Michael Kenneth Williams Children
Williams was blessed with a son named Elijah Williams.
Michael Kenneth Williams Height
He stands on an average height of 5 Feet 7 inches.
Michael Kenneth Williams Career|HBO
Williams was a regular on many applaud HBO series, including “The Wire,” “Boardwalk Empire,” “The Night Of” and “Lovecraft Country.” Furthermore, he also acted in acclaimed films including“The Road.” “Inherent Vice,” “12 Years a Slave,” and “Gone Baby Gone”
His work often attracted awards attention, and has received three Emmy nods for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie for his work in “When They See Us,” “The Night Of” and “Bessie.” He’s currently in Emmy contention for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for his work on “Lovecraft Country.”
In addition, he was also known for his comedy roles, including biology professor Marshall Kane on “Community.” Though he appeared in a small role in “Solo: A Star Wars Story,” his role was cut after reshoots would have required he cut short filming on the Netflix feature “The Red Sea Diving Resort.”
Michael Kenneth Williams Salary
He earns an annual salary ranging between $ 76,000 – $ 95,500.
Michael Kenneth Williams Net Worth
Williams has an estimated net worth of $1 million – $ 5 Million dollars
Social Media Platforms
He has over 151.6k followers on Twitter, 3.1k followers on Facebook, and 2.9 k followers on Instagram.