MICHAEL K Williams was an actor who was most notably known as Omar Little on the HBO drama series The Wire.
Williams was found dead in his New York apartment on September 6, 2021.
What was Michael K Williams’ net worth?
Williams was worth $5million according to Celebrity Net worth.
As well as his role as Omar Little, the New York native also played Chalky White in the hit show Boardwalk Empire.
Where was Michael K Williams found dead?
The TV star was found dead in his Brooklyn, New York apartment, law enforcement sources told The Sun.
NYPD officials revealed: “Michael was found dead by a relative around 2pm today at his Kent Avenue apartment in Brooklyn.
“He was alone when he was discovered. Illegal paraphernalia was found in the apartment.
“The medical examiner is currently investigating his cause of death.”
Sources told The Post that Michael was found dead in the living room of his penthouse by his nephew.
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According to the outlet, drug paraphernalia was found in the apartment, suggesting a possible overdose.
What did people say about Michael K Williams’ death on social media?
Williams’ fans and colleagues took to Twitter and Instagram to mourn the shocking loss of the actor.
Da 5 Bloods actor Isiah Whitlock Jr. tweeted: “Shocked and saddened by the death of Michael K Williams.
“One of the nicest brothers on the planet with the biggest heart. An amazing actor and soul.”
Country folk superstar Jason Isbell said: “I crossed paths with Michael K. Williams once in New York.
“And I was too nervous to say hello, so I walked around the block trying to work up the nerve and still couldn’t do it. Just loved his work so much. This news is so sad.”
Another longtime admirer wrote: “Michael K Williams brought every character he played to spectacular life. Chalky White, Omar Little, Montrose Freeman, Freddy Knight. The list goes on and on. Just heartbreaking news.”
“Rest in peace, Michael K Williams. I will never forget your legendary performance as Omar Little. One of my favorite characters ever,” a fan said in a tribute.
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