Michael K. Williams (died September 6th, aged 54)
Emmy-nominated actor Michael K. Williams was found dead in his Williamsburg, Brooklyn penthouse on September 6th. His death is being investigated as a possible drug overdose.
Williams received Emmy nominations for his performances in 2015’s Bessie, 2016’s The Night Of, 2019’s When They See Us, and in 2020’s Lovecraft Country. He, however, was best known for his roles as Omar Little on HBO’s The Wire from 2002 to 2008 and Albert “Chalky” White on Boardwalk Empire from 2010 to 2014.