Tragic news out of the world of television today, as multiple sources are reporting that Michael K. Williams, the prolific film and television actor best known for his role as Omar on The Wire, has died.
Although Williams remained best known for playing Omar, he worked steadily in film and television in the 10-plus years since the show went off the air.
He worked as a dancer in music videos before he got his breakthrough role as Omar Little on The Wire.
His death was confirmed by his publicist to The Hollywood Reporter. Williams’ body was found in his Brooklyn apartment by his nephew on Monday.