Michael K. Williams

Michael K. Williams

Date of Birth

Birthday: November 22
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York

Michael Kenneth Williams is best known for his portrayal of Omar Little on the HBO drama series The Wire and Albert "Chalky" White on the HBO series Boardwalk Empire.

Michael Kenneth Williams is best known for his portrayal of Omar Little on the HBO drama series The Wire and Albert "Chalky" White on the HBO series Boardwalk Empire.

Williams had a recurring role on J. J. Abrams' Alias. He also had a recurring role on Abrams' produced Six Degrees. He has also made brief appearances on CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (playing two different characters on two different seasons), Boston Legal, The Sopranos, Law & Order (playing three different characters on three different seasons), Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (also playing two different characters on two different seasons), Human Giant and Third Watch.

One of his most recent appearances was in the HBO movie Bessie.

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Awards & Nominations

4 Nominations
Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Limited Series Or Movie - 2019
  • Nominee
  • Michael K. Williams, as Bobby McCray
  • When They See Us
  • Netflix
  • Participant Media, Tribeca Productions, Harpo Films, Array Filmworks
Outstanding Informational Series Or Special - 2018
  • Nominee
  • Michael Kenneth Williams, Executive Producer
  • Vice
  • HBO
  • HBO Entertainment in association with Vice and Bill Maher Productions
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie - 2017
  • Nominee
  • Michael Kenneth Williams, as Freddy Knight
  • The Night Of
  • HBO
  • HBO Entertainment in association with BBC, Bad Wolf Productions and Film Rites
Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Limited Series Or A Movie - 2015
  • Nominee
  • Michael Kenneth Williams, as Jack Gee
  • Bessie
  • HBO
  • HBO Films in association with Flavor Unit Entertainment and the Zanuck Company
2019 Performers Nominee Reception
2017 Performers Nominee Reception
2017 Performers Nominee Reception
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2019 Performers Nominee Reception
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Television Academy Governors Patrika Darbo and Bob Bergen with Michael K. Williams at the 2019 Performers Nominee Reception on Friday, September 20, 2019 at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills, California.

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2017 Performers Nominee Reception
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Michael K Williams, Angela Bassett, Kelsey Scott, and Courtney B. Vance are seen at the 2017 Performers Nominee Reception, presented by the Television Academy at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, in Beverly Hills, California.

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2017 Performers Nominee Reception
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Michael K. Williams and Courtney B. Vance are seen at the 2017 Performers Nominee Reception, presented by the Television Academy at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, in Beverly Hills, California.

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