Michael K. Williams

Born Nov 22, 1966

Michael Kenneth Williams is an American actor known for his portrayal of Omar Little on the HBO drama series The Wire, and of Albert "Chalky" White on HBO's Boardwalk Empire.

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1966 Birth Born on November 22, 1966.


1994 27 Years Old He also choreographed Crystal Waters' 1994 single "100% Pure Love".
1996 29 Years Old He was given one of his first acting roles after being discovered by Tupac Shakur and was cast as High Top, the brother and henchman to Shakur's drug kingpin Tank, in the 1996 film Bullet. … Read More


2002 35 Years Old Williams is known for his portrayal of Omar Little in The Wire, which began filming in 2002. … Read More
2004 37 Years Old Williams suffered from an identity crisis during his portrayal of Omar Little, going by his character's name, and developed a habit of smoking cannabis and an addiction to cocaine in 2004. … Read More


2007 - 2009 2 More Events
2010 43 Years Old In 2010, Williams appeared in the film Life During Wartime. … Read More
2011 44 Years Old 1 More Event
On July 23, 2011, Community creator Dan Harmon revealed that Williams would star in "at least three episodes" of the sitcom's third season. … Read More
2012 45 Years Old On May 16, 2012, Williams announced that he is an executive producer of the independent film Snow on tha Bluff, Williams' first film under his company, Freedome Productions. … Read More
2013 46 Years Old In 2013, he starred in MGMT's music video for "Cool Song No. 2".
2014 47 Years Old Williams was featured modeling for The Gap's 2014 fall collection.
2015 48 Years Old On March 9, 2015, it was announced that Williams would star in SundanceTV's Hap & Leonard. … Read More
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