Quick facts
Birth date 22 Nov, 1966
Age 53 yrs
Occupations Television actor
Film actor
Character actor
Film producer
Citizenship United States of America
Birth place Brooklyn
Ethnic group African Americans
Gender Male
Description American actor
Twitter id BKBMG
Imdb id Nm0931324

Michael Kenneth Williams was born November 22nd 1966, in Brooklyn, New York, U.S. He's an African American so is his dad, while Nassau was where his mother came from. He grew up in Vanda veer housing project, which was situated in Brooklyn (East Flatbush) he schooled in Technical Education high School and George Westing house Career. His Family roots was traced to the Mende people in Sierra Leone.

He started of as a dancer when he was a youth, he even got featured in music tours as a dancer for acts like Madonna and George Michael. He choreographed for Crystal Waters in her 1994 hit 100% pure love.

He later started of as an actor, he made his debut as an actor in the film Bullet.


In 2002 he became popular for his role in The Wire where he played the role of Omar little, he played the role so well he was noted as a reason why people still love TV by USA today. He became a wide spread phenomenon that even the president, President Obama stated he liked the TV show and referred to Omar as his favourite act. Although he had issues of drug addiction in 2004.

He also featured in movies like Alias and Six Degrees which was both produced by J.J Abrams. Aside from being an actor he featured in countless music videos for artist like The Game, Tony YaYo, R Kelly and so on.

He also has a production company called Freedom Production, as of 2012 he said we was going to be the Executive producer of the film Snow On Tha Bluff, as the film was produced under his company.

Throughout his career till this very moment he has featured in blockbuster movies and also numerous TV shows. He has a scar on his face, which is regarded as his trademark.

Personal life

Michael is seen to be a jovial person, he's the social type and loves having fun. Although he isn't married yet but there are rumours that he's gay, he has never had a partner or wife, throughout his career. He's said to have a $5 million estimated net worth. He a regular user of social media platforms like Facebook and twitter.

Considering his age, he ought to have been married by now, unfortunately he isn't so it gives people the impression he’s gay.



Broke even

Doing Hard time


The Bondage

Gone Baby Gone

The incredible Hulk



Miracle at St. Anna

Mercenary for justice

The Road


12 Years of Slave

The Gambler


Ghost busters

Assassin Creed

Kill the Messenger

The Purge : Anarchy




The Road

Brooklyn's Finest

A Day in life


The Perfect Age of Rock 'n' Roll

A kiss of Chaos

KeAnthony : A Hustlaz Story

The Orphan King




The Wire


Boston Legal

Third Watch

CSI : Crime Scene Investigation

Lackawanna Blues

The kill Point

The Philanthropist

Broad Walk Empire

Aqua Teen Hunger


Walk This Way

Last Modified: Jul 1, 2020

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