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Michael K. Williams


Michael K. Williams was born on November 22, 1966 in Flatbush, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as Michael Kenneth Williams. He is an actor and producer, known for The Road (2009), 12 Years a Slave (2013) and RoboCop (2014). See full bio »
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 2014 179th Street (pre-production)
Black Jack Johnson
 2014 The Notorious Nine (pre-production)
Nat Love (rumored)
 2014 Bessie (TV Movie) (filming)
Jack Gee
 2014/I Captive (post-production)
Detective John Chestnut
 2014 Kill the Messenger (completed)
Ricky Ross
 2010-2014 Boardwalk Empire (TV Series)
Chalky White
- What Jesus Said (2014) ... Chalky White (as Michael Kenneth Williams)
- The Good Listener (2014) ... Chalky White (as Michael Kenneth Williams, credit only)
- Golden Days for Boys and Girls (2014) ... Chalky White (as Michael Kenneth Williams)
- Farewell Daddy Blues (2013) ... Chalky White (as Michael Kenneth Williams)
- Havre de Grace (2013) ... Chalky White (as Michael Kenneth Williams)
 2014 The Purge: Anarchy
Carmelo Johns
 2014 Lucas Bros Moving Co (TV Series)
Satan / Nigerian Dude
- A/C Tundra (2014) ... Satan / Nigerian Dude (voice)
 2013 The Devil Goes Down (Short)
The Devil (as Michael Kenneth Williams)
 2013 Battlefield 4 (Video Game)
SSgt. Kimble 'Irish' Graves (voice, as Michael Kenneth Williams)
 2013 They Die by Dawn (Short) (as Michael Kenneth Williams)
 2013 Plant Hunter (Short)
Plant Hunter
 2013 12 Years a Slave
Robert (as Michael Kenneth Williams)
 2013 High School USA! (TV Series)
Lucius
- Adderall (2013) ... Lucius (voice)
 2013 Walk This Way (TV Series)
Rev. Daniels
- Call and Response (2013) ... (as Michael Kenneth Williams)
- Redemption (2013) ... Rev. Daniels (as Michael Kenneth Williams)
- In His Presence (2013) ... Rev. Daniels (as Michael Kenneth Williams)
- Abstinence (2013) ... (as Michael Kenneth Williams)
- Good Advice (2013) ... Rev. Daniels (as Michael Kenneth Williams)
 2013/I Snitch
Malik
 2013 MGMT: Cool Song No. 2 (Video short)
 2012 Nobody's Nobody's (Short)
Emeka (as Michael Kenneth Williams)
 2012 Trapped in the Closet: Chapters 23-33 (TV Movie)
James (as Michael Kenneth Williams)
 2012 The Wire: The Musical (Short) (as Michael Kenneth Williams)
 2012 W8 (Weight) (Short)
Derrick Jones / Dee (as Michael Kenneth Williams)
 2011-2012 Community (TV Series)
Professor Marshall Kane
- Basic Lupine Urology (2012) ... Professor Marshall Kane (as Michael Kenneth Williams)
- Competitive Ecology (2011) ... Professor Marshall Kane (as Michael Kenneth Williams)
- Biology 101 (2011) ... Professor Marshall Kane (as Michael Kenneth Williams)
 2012 Crispus Attucks: Today Was a Good Day (Video short) (as Michael Kenneth Williams)
 2012 LUV
Detective Holloway (as Michael Kenneth Williams)
 2011 Bayou Black (Short)
Willy Jones
 2011 The Cookout 2 (TV Movie)
Cable Guy Mike (as Michael Kenneth Williams)
 2011 Aqua Teen Hunger Force (TV Series)
- Allen: Part Two (2011) ... (voice, as Michael Kenneth Williams)
 2011 Taking on Tyson (TV Series)
Narrator (as Michael Kenneth Williams)
 2011 Detroit 1-8-7 (TV Series)
Clarence Warrenton
- Legacy/Drag City (2011) ... Clarence Warrenton (as Michael Kenneth Williams)
 2010 Behind the Steve (TV Series)
- Dead Dreams (2010)
- Epiphany (2010)
 2005-2010 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series)
Laurent / Paul / Ronnie
- World's End (2010) ... Laurent / Paul
- Hollywood Brass (2005) ... Ronnie (as Michael Kenneth Williams)
 1997-2009 Law & Order (TV Series)
Charles Cole / Marcus Cole / Delmore Walton
- Great Satan (2009) ... Charles Cole (as Michael Kenneth Williams)
- A Losing Season (2001) ... Marcus Cole (as Michael Kenneth Williams)
- Shadow (1997) ... Delmore Walton
 2009 Life During Wartime
Allen (as Michael Kenneth Williams)
 2009/I The Road
Thief (as Michael Kenneth Williams)
 2009 The Philanthropist (TV Series)
Dax / Dax Vahagn
- Haiti (2009) ... Dax (as Michael Kenneth Williams)
- Kashmir (2009) ... Dax (as Michael Kenneth Williams)
- San Diego (2009) ... Dax (as Michael Kenneth Williams)
- Kosovo (2009) ... Dax (as Michael Kenneth Williams)
- Nigeria Part II (2009) ... Dax Vahagn (as Michael Kenneth Williams)
 2009/II A Day in the Life
Killer Mike
 2009 Wonderful World
Ibu (as Michael Kenneth Williams)
 2009 Addicts
Lil J
 2009 A Kiss of Chaos
Demetrius
 2009 Tell Tale
Acherton (as Michael Kenneth Williams)
 2009 The Perfect Age of Rock 'n' Roll
Sonnyboy (as Michael Kenneth Williams)
 2009 Brooklyn's Finest
Red (as Michael Kenneth Williams)
 2008 CSI: NY (TV Series)
Reggie Dunham
- The Box (2008) ... Reggie Dunham (as Michael Kenneth Williams)
 2008 Miracle at St. Anna
Tucker (Scared Soldier)
 2008 Belly 2: Millionaire Boyz Club (Video)
Tone (credit only)
 2008 KeAnthony: A Hustlaz Story (Short)
Shawn
 2008 The Incredible Hulk
Harlem Bystander (as Michael Kenneth Williams)
 2008 Human Giant (TV Series)
Chris Barksdale
- Respect. Honor. Discipline. (2008) ... Chris Barksdale
 2002-2008 The Wire (TV Series)
Omar Little
- -30- (2008) ... Omar Little (as Michael Kenneth Williams, credit only)
- Late Editions (2008) ... Omar Little (as Michael Kenneth Williams, credit only)
- Clarifications (2008) ... Omar Little (as Michael Kenneth Williams)
- Took (2008) ... Omar Little (as Michael Kenneth Williams)
- The Dickensian Aspect (2008) ... Omar Little (as Michael Kenneth Williams)
 2007 Gone Baby Gone
Devin (as Michael Kenneth Williams)
 2007 The Kill Point (TV Series)
Quincy
- The Devil's Zoo (2007) ... Quincy (as Michael Kenneth Williams)
- Rabbit at Unrest (2007) ... Quincy (as Michael Kenneth Williams)
- The Great Ape Escape (2007) ... Quincy (as Michael Kenneth Williams)
- Visiting Hours (2007) ... Quincy (as Michael Kenneth Williams)
- Pro Patria (2007) ... Quincy (as Michael Kenneth Williams)
 2007 Trapped in the Closet: Chapters 13-22 (Video)
Sgt. James (as Michael Kenneth Williams)
 2006-2007 Six Degrees (TV Series)
Michael
- Objects in the Mirror (2007) ... Michael (as Michael Kenneth Williams)
- What Are the Odds? (2006) ... Michael (as Michael Kenneth Williams)
- Pilot (2006) ... Michael (as Michael Kenneth Williams)
 2003-2006 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Victor Bodine / Double-D Gamble
- Underbelly (2006) ... Victor Bodine (as Michael Kenneth Williams)
- Escape (2003) ... Double-D Gamble (as Michael Kenneth Williams)
 2006 5up 2down
Terance
 2006 Mercenary for Justice (Video)
Samuel Kay (as Michael Kenneth Williams)
 2005 Boston Legal (TV Series)
Randall Kirk
- Gone (2005) ... Randall Kirk (as Michael Kenneth Williams)
 2005 Trapped in the Closet: Chapters 1-12 (Video short)
James (as Michael Kenneth Williams)
 2005 Alias (TV Series)
Roberts
- Another Mister Sloane (2005) ... Roberts (as Michael Kenneth Williams)
- Pandora (2005) ... Roberts (as Michael Kenneth Williams)
- Nightingale (2005) ... Roberts (as Michael Kenneth Williams)
 2005 Lackawanna Blues (TV Movie)
Jimmy (as Michael Kenneth Williams)
 2005 Guile (Short)
Ken (as Michael Kenneth Williams)
 2004 Doing Hard Time (Video)
Curtis Craig aka: Durty Curt From Detroit
 2002 Third Watch (TV Series)
Cop #1
- Superheroes: Part 2 (2002) ... Cop #1 (as Michael Kenneth Williams)
 2001 The Sopranos (TV Series)
Ray Ray
- Army of One (2001) ... Ray Ray (as Michael Kenneth Williams)
 2001 Deadline (TV Series)
Darin
- The Undesirables (2001) ... Darin
 2000 Broke Even
Kenny (as Michael Kenneth Williams)
 1999 Bringing Out the Dead
Drug Dealer (as Michael Kenneth Williams)
 1996 Bullet
High Top (as Michael Kenneth Williams)
 1996 MugShot
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Other Works:

Appeared in music video "Trapped in the Closet Part 8" by R&B artist R. Kelly (2005). See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Michael Kenneth Williams

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Personal Quote:

The first season was great. I was at an all-time high, getting more money than I ever seen. But I was careless. I blew all my money. See, I am from Brooklyn and when we get money we love to spread it around. I even bought me a crib on Baltimore Hill. I was out in the streets getting into a lot of trouble. I ended up getting evicted from my crib and having to stay with my baby mother until the ... See more »

Trivia:

His large facial scar is the result of a bar fight he got involved in on his 25th birthday. His assailants sliced him with razor blades. See more »

Trademark:

Deep gravelly voice See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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