Tributes have been pouring in Monday for Michael K Williams, the Emmy-nominated actor best known for playing Omar Little on The Wire.
Williams died Monday at his Brooklyn home, his family said. He was 54.Remembrances came from several of Williams’ co-stars on The Wire, the groundbreaking, David Simon-created HBO series that ran five seasons from 2002-2008, including from Wendell Pierce and Domenick Lombardozzi.Pierce, who played Detective William “Bunk” Moreland on the series, was especially poignant in a Twitter thread.“His name was Michael K.
Williams,” Pierce said in the long thread (read it below), which also cited an iconic scene in Season 3 of The Wire on a park bench. “He shared with me his secret fears then stepped out into hisRead more on deadline.com