A veteran in the acting industry dies at the age of 54 today. Famous for his HBO drama, The Wire, and playing the role of Omar Little, Michael K Williams got a lot of recognition. The whole world shook after this sudden news of his passing away. The family, along with his fans, is in a state of despair. According to multiple resources, the cause of his death is drug overdose, while the police and doctors are yet to confirm it.
He was found dead in his apartment on Monday, 6th of September, where the public celebrated Labour day. Traces of drugs found near Williams’ body, suspect that he overdosed himself, resulting in instant death. However, there is nothing official.
1. The early life of Michael K Williams
Williams raised in East Flatbush, Brooklyn, was a part of “George Westinghouse Career And Technical Education High School”. After a time passed, Michael K Williams applied for National Black Theatre, New York City, and enrolled there.
2. The rise of Michael K Williams
After leaving the school against his parents’ wish, Williams went on to become a dancer as he wanted to pursue a career in dancing. After a lot of struggle in the field of dancing, he got some work as a background dancer. This role helped him get more recognition, and thus he was getting multiple tours to perform, and work as a model too. The scar on his face attracted many filmmakers as Williams started playing a gangster with such a scarface.
3. Performances in “The Wire”
A role for 6 to 7 episodes came to Williams as his character’s screen time was short. However, the recognition he received from his performance was quite astonishing, and thus his role extended as Omar Little and Michael K Williams received the desired recognition he always wanted.
Today, the world mourns Michael K Williams’s tragic death, and the fans and his family members are remembering him in their deepest of prayers.