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‘The Crown’s Tobias Menzies Dedicates His Emmy Win to Michael K. Williams

Tobias Menzies, who won the best supporting actor in a drama award at Sunday’s Primetime Emmys, dedicated his win to the late Lovecraft Country star Michael K. Williams, who was considered the frontru…

“For Omar”: Baltimore Ravens Pay Special Whistle Tribute to Michael K. Williams Before NFL Game

The late Michael K. Williams made his presence felt in Baltimore once more on Sunday night after the Ravens’ used his character Omar Little’s iconic signature whistle as part of their…

Kerry Washington Pays Tribute to Michael K. Williams at Emmys: “Your Excellence, Your Artistry Will Endure”

Kerry Washington paid tribute to The Wire actor and Lovecraft Country star Michael K. Williams while presenting the supporting actor in a drama series category…

Emmys: Michael K. Williams’ Nephew Will Accept if ‘Lovecraft Country’ Star Wins (Exclusive)

Michael K. Williams, the revered character actor who was found dead Sept. 6, might well win an Emmy on Sunday night: He is nominated for best supporting actor in a drama series for his work on HBO’s L…

Courtney B. Vance on Michael K. Williams and Confronting Trauma in Hollywood: “Therapy Is Essential”

Courtney B. Vance’s friendship with Michael K. Williams was a recent one, though no less impactful on his life. A longtime admirer of Willams’ work, Vance was thrilled and honored by the opportunity…

Michael K. Williams Played Omar Little One Last Time After ‘The Wire’ as Favor to David Simon

Michael K. Williams was remembered in a powerful essay written by The Wire creator David Simon over the weekend, which explained how important the iconic HBO series was to the actor. Simon also…

Michael K. Williams, in 2011 Interview, Got Real About His Scar, Struggles and Salvation: “There’s No Words to Say How Fortunate I Am”

On June 10, 2011, shortly after the first season of the HBO drama series Boardwalk Empire finished rolling out, journalist Scott Feinberg — who would join The Hollywood Reporter later that year…

Critic’s Notebook: Michael K. Williams Was a Unique Scene-Stealer, Ensemble Anchor

From 'The Wire' to 'Boardwalk Empire' to 'Lovecraft Country' to 'Hap & Leonard' to 'When They See Us,' the late Michael Kenneth Williams was an actor you couldn't look away from, whether in an…

Michael K. Williams Was Widely Expected to Win His First Emmy Even Before His Tragic Death

As the entertainment industry mourns the tragic passing of Michael Kenneth Williams, admirers of the great character actor may wish to be reminded that he is nominated for the best supporting…

Ava DuVernay, Aldis Hodge, Niecy Nash and More of Hollywood Pay Tribute to Michael K. Williams: “A Talent Beyond Measure”

In the wake of Michael K. Williams’ death on Monday, Hollywood figures took to social media to pay tribute to the actor best known for his roles on The Wire and Lovecraft Country. Williams was found d…

Michael K. Williams, ‘The Wire’ Actor, Dies at 54

Michael K. Williams, the mesmerizing actor and five-time Emmy nominee best known for his role as Baltimore stick-up man Omar Little on HBO’s The Wire, has died, his rep told The Hollywood…