Michael Kenneth Williams

Michael Kenneth Williams

Birthplace: 
Brooklyn, NY
Birthday: 
November 22

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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.

 

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

3 Nominations No Emmys

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

Photos

  • Michael Kenneth Williams arrives at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards
    Photographs by Mike Ruiz
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News

March 15, 2016