The Wire star Michael K. Williams found dead in NYC apartment age 54
The Wire actor Michael K. Williams has been found dead in his New York City apartment on Monday.
A law enforcement source confirmed to the New York Post that the 54-year-old was found in his Brooklyn apartment on Monday afternoon.
Meanwhile, a separate source told the publication that drug paraphernalia was found in the apartment.
The actor native was famous for his role as Omar Little in the popular TV series The Wire’ and as Chalky White in Boardwalk Empire among other roles.
The Emmy-nominated actor and producer was also acclaimed for his role as Jack Gee, husband of Bessie Smith, in the HBO telefilm biopic Bessie and had starred in a number of other successful roles throughout his successful career in the entertainment industry.