Michael Kenneth Williams (born November 22, 1966) is an American actor. He played Omar Little on the  HBO drama series The Wire[1][2][3]and Albert "Chalky" White on the HBO series Boardwalk Empire. He was also acclaimed for his role as Jack Gee, husband of Bessie Smith, in the HBO telefilm biopic Bessie. He has acted in supporting roles in a number of films and television series, including The Road, Inherent ViceThe Night OfGone Baby Gone, and 12 Years a Slave. At Netflix he voiced Smokey Greenwood in F is for Family.

Notable Roles Edit

  • The Wire - Omar Little
  • Gone Baby Gone - Devin
  • The Road - Thief
  • Boardwalk Empire - Albert "Chalky" White
  • 12 Years a Slave - Robert
  • Inherent Vice - Tariq Khalil
  • The Night Of - Freddy Knight
  • F is for Family - Smokey Greenwood
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