Michael K. Williams found dead in his New York apartment: The actor spoke openly about his long struggle with drugs

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Actor and producer, nominated for three Emmy Awards, Michael Kenneth Williams was one of the most respected and well-known talents of his generation. Reviving intricate and charismatic characters, often with surprising tenderness, Williams established himself as a gifted and versatile artist with a unique ability to delight audiences through the characters he plays.

 

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Michael Kenneth Williams, who played Omar Little in the television series "The Wire," was found dead in his New York apartment on Monday, police said.

A New York police spokesman said Williams, 54, was found dead in an apartment in Brooklyn after emergency services received a call.

 

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New York police say an investigation into the cause of his death is ongoing.

The media write about a possible overdose, but this has not been officially confirmed.

Williams, who was nominated for three awards Emmy, often spoke openly about his long struggle with drugs.

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