Tributes to Michael K. Williams, an Actor Who Gave ‘Voice to the Human Condition’

Fans, actors and celebrities took to social media to share their condolences for Michael K. Williams, the actor best known for his role as Omar Little in the HBO series “The Wire,” who was found dead in his home on Monday.

Mr. Williams, who was 54, starred in “Boardwalk Empire,” “Lovecraft Country” and “Bringing Out the Dead.” Many co-stars from “The Wire” were quick on Monday to share their thoughts about the actor.

“The depth of my love for this brother, can only be matched by the depth of my pain learning of his loss,” Wendell Pierce, who starred on the show as Detective William (Bunk) Moreland, said on Twitter “A immensely talented man with the ability to give voice to the human condition portraying the lives of those whose humanity is seldom elevated until he sings their truth.”


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