Michael K. Williams

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Michael Kenneth Williams (November 22, 1966 – September 6, 2021) was an American actor. He is most known for his performances as Omar Little on the HBO drama series The Wire from 2002 to 2008 and Albert "Chalky" White on the HBO series Boardwalk Empire from 2010 to 2014. He earned Primetime Emmy Award nominations for his performances in the HBO television biopic Bessie (2015), the Netflix drama series When They See Us (2019), and the HBO series The Night Of (2016) and Lovecraft Country (2020). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Michael K. Williams has received more than 6,395,210 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Michael K. Williams is the 5,702nd most popular actor (down from 5,602nd in 2019), the 8,861st most popular biography from United States (down from 8,160th in 2019) and the 2,879th most popular American Actor.

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  • 4.12

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Among actors, Michael K. Williams ranks 5,702 out of 10,030Before him are Bernie Casey, Ursula Karven, Aleksey Buldakov, Nia Peeples, Amanda Schull, and Brian Van Holt. After him are Clarke Peters, Edgar Buchanan, Shea Whigham, Wang Leehom, Joseph Mascolo, and William Mapother.

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Among people born in 1966, Michael K. Williams ranks 289Before him are Niklas Zennström, Corrie Sanders, Aminatou Haidar, Jodi Picoult, Aigars Kalvītis, and Polly Walker. After him are David Filo, Andrea Tafi, Tatyana Golikova, Maurizio Gaudino, Lucía Etxebarría, and Andrea Berg.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Michael K. Williams ranks 8,861 out of 15,968Before him are Eubie Blake (2), C. J. Ramone (1965), Roy Acuff (1903), Nia Peeples (1961), Amanda Schull (1978), and Brian Van Holt (1969). After him are Phil Mahre (1957), Mark Dayton (1947), Roland Burris (1937), Jim Inhofe (1934), Clarke Peters (1952), and Edgar Buchanan (1903).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Michael K. Williams ranks 2,879Before him are Al Matthews (1942), Tamara Tunie (1959), Bernie Casey (1939), Nia Peeples (1961), Amanda Schull (1978), and Brian Van Holt (1969). After him are Clarke Peters (1952), Edgar Buchanan (1903), Shea Whigham (1969), Wang Leehom (1976), Joseph Mascolo (1929), and William Mapother (1965).

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