Michael K. Williams, best known for his role as Baltimore stick-up man Omar Little on HBO’s The Wire, has died, his rep told The Hollywood Reporter. He was 54.
“It is with deep sorrow that the family announces the passing of Emmy nominated actorMichael Kenneth Williams. They ask for your privacy while grieving this unsurmountable loss,” his longtime rep, Marianna Shafran of Shafran PR, said.
Williams was found in his Brooklyn home on Monday afternoon, a New York Police Department rep told THR. No cause of death was immediately available.