Michael K. Williams Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Michael K. Williams Quick Info
Height 5 ft 10 in
Weight 76 kg
Date of Birth November 22, 1966
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Eye Color Dark Brown

Michael K. Williams is an American actor, voiceover artist, and producer who has given a number of notable performances in shows and movies such as Omar Little in The Wire, Bobby McCray in When They See Us, Freddy Knight in The Night Of, Jack Gee in Bessie, Allen in Life During Wartime, Chalky White in Boardwalk Empire, Neville Baraka in The Gambler, and Robert in 12 Years a Slave.

Born Name

Michael Kenneth Williams

Nick Name

Michael

Michael K. Williams as seen while posing for a picture in June 2019
Michael K. Williams as seen while posing for a picture in June 2019 (Michael K. Williams / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Scorpio

Born Place

Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States

Nationality

American

Education

Michael K. Williams studied at George Westinghouse Career and Technical Education High School in Downtown Brooklyn, New York. Later, he attended the National Black Theatre in New York City.

Occupation

Actor, Voiceover Artist, Producer

Family

  • Father – Booker T. Williams
  • Others – Primus/Primas Williams (Paternal Grandfather), Anna J. Murrell/Murell (Paternal Grandmother)

Manager

Michael K. Williams is represented by Silver Lining Entertainment, Talent Management Company, Beverly Hills, California, United States.

Build

Athletic

Michael K. Williams at Harvard University for a November 8, 2010, panel discussion on 'The Wire'
Michael K. Williams at Harvard University for a November 8, 2010, panel discussion on ‘The Wire’ (Tim Pierce / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Height

5 ft 10 in or 178 cm

Weight

76 kg or 167.5 lbs

Race / Ethnicity

Black

Michael K. Williams is of African-American descent on his father’s side and has African-Bahamian roots on his mother’s side.

Hair Color

Salt and Pepper

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Facial scar
  • Deep voice
Michael K. Williams as seen in a still from one of his projects
Michael K. Williams as seen in a still from one of his projects (Katexic Clippings Newsletter / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Michael K. Williams Facts

  1. He grew up in the Vanderveer Projects in East Flatbush, Brooklyn, New York City.
  2. He got the facial scar after he was involved in a bar fight on his 25th birthday and his assailants sliced him with razor blades.
  3. Michael K. Williams was cast as High Top in the 1996 crime drama film, Bullet, which starred Mickey Rourke, Tupac Shakur, Donnie Wahlberg, Adrien Brody, Ted Levine, and John Enos III.
  4. From 2002 to 2008, he played the role of Omar Little, a notorious Baltimore stick-up man who frequently robs street-level drug dealers, in the crime drama television series, The Wire. For this role, he was nominated for the NAACP Image Awards for “Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series” as well as “Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series”.
  5. Former US President Barack Obama once revealed that Omar Little was his favorite character on The Wire.
  6. Michael K. Williams has done voiceover work in shows like Aqua Teen Hunger ForceF Is for Family, High School USA!, and Lucas Bros Moving Co.
  7. As a producer, he has worked on projects like Black Market with Michael K. WilliamsSnow on Tha BluffShelter, and Grace After Midnight Pain.

Featured Image by Michael K. Williams / Instagram

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