U.S. actor Michael K. Williams, who as the rogue robber of drug dealers Omar Little on The Wire created one of the most popular characters in television in recent decades, died Monday.
Williams was found dead in his Brooklyn penthouse apartment on Monday afternoon, New York City police said. He was 54.
His death was being investigated as a possible drug overdose, the NYPD said. The medical examiner was investigating the cause of death.
Little, a “stick-up boy” who only robbed drug dealers was based on real figures from Baltimore, and was probably the most beloved character among the devoted