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Where to Stream Michael K. Williams’s Best TV Performances

Omar didn’t scare easily, and neither did Michael K. Williams.Starting with his breakout performance in “The Wire,” the actor, who was found dead on Monday at age 54, tackled characters that allowed him to explore provocative intersections of...

Michael K. Williams Brought His Whole Life to His Characters

In a memorable scene in HBO’s “Lovecraft Country,” a sullen, swollen-eyed Montrose Freeman stands alone in a crowded underground ballroom as his lover, Sammy, in drag, beckons him to the dance floor. Wearing a red silk shirt, Montrose,...

In ‘The Wonder Years,’ Dulé Hill Looks Forward, and Back

Dulé Hill joined “The West Wing” in 1999, not long after it debuted. He played Charlie Young, a personal aide who soon begins a relationship with the president’s youngest daughter, Zoey Bartlet (Elisabeth Moss). Charlie is Black; Zoey...

Despite the Cosby Ruling, Andrea Constand Feels Like a ‘Symbol of Hope’

The call came just before noon.Andrea Constand had returned to her downtown Toronto apartment after walking her dog Maddy in a nearby park, when the Montgomery County district attorney’s office rang. Stand by, she was told, a ruling...

How Michael K. Williams Made Omar Little His Own on ‘The Wire’

Pearson had never acted before. Her character — a ruthless foot soldier — shared her real name. And her ability to depict a killer with a detached personality once led the horror writer Stephen King to describe her...

In ‘American Rust,’ Buildings Crumble, Passions Burn

The setting is both beautiful and ugly, resplendent and run-down. Green foliage wraps around rusting mills, no longer in use; steep hills drop off to the river, like the plummeting dreams of local residents.This is the Monongahela Valley,...

Tributes to Michael K. Williams, an Actor Who Gave ‘Voice to the Human Condition’

Fans, actors and celebrities took to social media to share their condolences for Michael K. Williams, the actor best known for his role as Omar Little in the HBO series “The Wire,” who was found dead in his...

Michael K. Williams, Omar From ‘The Wire,’ Is Dead at 54

Michael K. Williams, the actor known for his role as Omar Little in the HBO series “The Wire,” was found dead in Brooklyn on Monday, the police said. He was 54.Mr. Williams was found about 2 p.m. in...

‘Impeachment’ Review: A She Said, She Said Situation

The mini-series sees the Clinton saga through the eyes of the women involved, but struggles to add to a much-told story. Source link

Adam Chanler-Berat of ‘Gossip Girl,’ an In-Demand Millennial Voice

“I think I’m sort of exaggerating what the author meant, but there’s a bit in there that talks about gossip as an evolutionary tool to bind people together.” The actor Adam Chanler-Berat is paraphrasing the Israeli author Yuval...
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Where to Stream Michael K. Williams’s Best TV Performances

Omar didn’t scare easily, and neither did Michael K. Williams.Starting with his breakout performance in “The Wire,” the...
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