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Michael K. Williams

Michael K. Williams Joins the Cast of Ava DuVernay’s ‘Central Park Five’

by Jessica Bennett   Jul 10, 2018

Ava DuVernay has a great relationship with Netflix, bringing her next major project to the streaming service in the form of new limited series,... Read More

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Michael K. Williams Says His Miles Davis Biopic Is ‘Very Much Happening’

by #TeamEBONY   Apr 19, 2017

After playing Omar Little on HBO’s The Wire, many thought Michael K. Williams might end up being typecast as a hardcore gangster. Instead, he’s gone on... Read More

Michael K. Williams

Will Michael K. Williams Need a Lightsaber for His Next Role? Maybe

by #TeamEBONY   Mar 06, 2017

Michael K. Williams is best known for his brilliant portrayal of Omar Little, a shotgun-toting stick-up man who targeted Baltimore’s drug dealers, on HBO’s The Wire. And while the... Read More

‘Bessie’ Tour Launches HBO Biopic in Style [PHOTOS]

‘Bessie’ Tour Launches HBO Biopic in Style [PHOTOS]

by #teamEBONY   May 12, 2015

In celebration of Bessie, chronicling the life of legendary blues singer Bessie Smith, HBO recently launched the Bessie’s 81 Theatre Tour. Kicking off in... Read More

Michael K. Williams Sets Sights on Hollywood [INTERVIEW]

Michael K. Williams Sets Sights on Hollywood [INTERVIEW]

by Raqiyah Mays   Oct 20, 2014

Michael K. Williams will always be known as Omar in the eyes of countless adoring fans. Playing the unforgettable gay stick-up kid wreaking havoc... Read More

Michael K. Williams Admits Drug Abuse

Michael K. Williams Admits Drug Abuse

by #teamEBONY   Sep 06, 2012

"The Wire" breakout star Michael K. Williams has recently opened up about the drug abuse he developed while on the acclaimed HBO drama. Williams... Read More

STYLE PROFILE: Michael K. Williams’ Boardwalk Swag

STYLE PROFILE: Michael K. Williams’ Boardwalk Swag

by #teamEBONY   Aug 07, 2012

On screen or in real life, the transition from ill-fitted and safe clothing to tailored and stylish items is an important journey all men... Read More

Michael Williams to Play ODB in Biopic

Michael Williams to Play ODB in Biopic

by #teamEBONY   Mar 23, 2012

To say that the actor who portrays legendary Wu-Tang Clan member Ol' Dirty Bastard has some exceptionally large shoes to fill might be an... Read More

Obama: “Omar was the best character from “The Wire”

Obama: “Omar was the best character from “The Wire”

by #teamEBONY   Mar 02, 2012

It's no secret that President Obama is a fan of HBO's "The Wire." In a recent interview on Bill Simmons' B.S. Report on ESPN.com podcast, both... Read More