“If you’ve ever felt oppressed on any level, there’s something from ‘The Wire’ that you can take and identify with.”
Actor Michael Kenneth Williams was born on the 22nd of November, 1966 in Brooklyn, New York. Having reached about 50 years, he has been a mentionable celebrity in the entertainment industry.
We are here to give you all the information about this artist who is much cherished for his role in the show called Wire!
He started his career in 1995, and he is actively involved in it till now. He had an interest in acting from an early age. Though he did not get the chance at first, he did not lose hope and pursue his career.
In his young age, he was a troublesome kid. Though his parents are not related to this field, they fulfilled Michael’s dream and enrolled him in National Black Theatre.
He is a tall guy with a height of 5 feet 10 inch. He has his trademark facial scar, which has also made him unique in his group of co-stars. He got this scar in a bar fight. He still thinks that if he has not been careful enough, he would be dead at that time.
Let’s talk about his professional life in detail!
He has already shown his potential in acting in the Hollywood industry. He is best known for his role in “The Wire” as Omar little, which is broadcasted from HBO.
He is also a fabulous dancer. Because of this reason, he left his job as well as his studies to give dancing a chance.
After much struggle, he got the chance to work in the movie “Mugshot” in 1995. His acting skills were appreciated by the viewers.
In 1996, he came up in another successful movie “Bullet.” Through this movie, his popularity increased tremendously. He has worked with many directors and movies. Because of his dedication to his work, he has been listed as one of the successful actors in Hollywood.
Some of his successful movies are “The Incredible Hulk,” “I Think I Love My Wife,” “Miracle at St. Anna”, “12 Years a Slave,” “Kill the Messenger” and “Anesthesia.”
From his work in the movies, he has won many prestigious awards. Also, his net worth has risen to $5 million. Hope his salary and wealth rises more in the years to come ahead!
He has also appeared in many TV shows. He has gained name and fame through TV series. He made his debut on the television screens in “Law & Order.” He got the chance to play the main role in “The Wire” from 2002 to 2008.
Through this series, many people knew him as a capable actor. He has also worked in “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.” He has also been offered to play in “Aqua Teen Hunger Force,” “Broadwalk Empire,” “The Philanthropist” and “Walk This Way.”
Most people believe his sexuality as gay as he is not married yet. Though there were rumors about his girlfriends and affairs, he has not found the woman to become his wife.
You will on that he has a huge fan following in sites such as Twitter and Facebook. However, you won’t find him on Instagram!
You can watch his interviews as well as his movies on YouTube. He has always been an entertaining guy among. As he has gained both name and fame from this industry, he wants to do even better and retain his position in this industry.
Lets go!!RT @tommybIakes: Dear god please make it so that @BKBMG as Black Manta in the Aquaman movie
— Michael K Williams (@BKBMG) August 11, 2016
His full biography is available on Wikipedia and IMDB.