Emmy-nominated actor Michael K. Hollywood is in mourning after Williams’ passing, and online tribute posts from many of her celebrity friends are quickly pouring in. Williams, who impressed critics last year with her role lovecraft country, was found dead at his home on Monday at the age of 54. Her name is trending now as thousands of fans have started mourning, and so many celebrities have joined Williams’ friend as so many.
Giancarlo Esposito (breaking bad, better call Saul) posted an image of himself Michael K. Williams. In a tweet, the actor wrote, “I have never met a more loving, caring, beautiful human being. A true friend and thespian. I will always miss you my dear brother. Godspeed.”
Actor Wendell Pierce says, “If you don’t know, you better ask someone.” Wire. “His name was Michael K. Williams. He shared his secret fears with me and then went into his acting with true courage, acting in the face of fear, not the absence of it. It took me years to learn that.” That’s what Michael is in. Abundance.”
Wire Actor Isiah Whitlock Jr. said: “Shocked and saddened by the death of Michael Kay Williams. One of the best brothers on the planet with the biggest heart. An amazing actor and soul. You rip. God bless.”
A story tweeted by singer Saul Williams read: “For years Wikipedia has listed Michael K. Williams as my brother. None of us chose to fix it, instead we did it Took on his word. ‘We are brothers, yo.’ He shared poems with me. We broke and kicked bread whenever possible. A deep and sincere connection. A beautiful soul.”
suicide squad Director James Gunn wrote in a tweet, “Michael Kay Williams, in addition to being one of the most talented actors around, was one of the kindest, sweetest, most tender souls I’ve ever met. It was heartbreaking My thoughts are with all those who loved him.”
Aisha Tyler tweeted, “Michael Kay Williams was a beautiful, passionate, huge soul. I felt so lucky to know him, and we were all so lucky to have enjoyed his incredible talent. He burned so bright. Power. Rest in me, MKW. You’ll be king forever.”
HBO, home to some of Williams’ work Wire And lovecraft country, also acknowledged the news with an official statement. Kebler said: “We are devastated to learn of the passing of Michael Kenneth Williams, a member of the HBO family for more than 20 years. While the world is aware of his immense talent as an artist, we remember Michael as a dear friend. He was loved by all who have had the privilege of working with him. We extend our deepest condolences to his family for this irreparable loss.”
The actor’s fans everywhere are also trying to make up for the loss. Because Williams was so active as an actor delivering amazing performances, it is both sudden and shocking that he is no longer with us. May he rest in peace as his memory lives on. You can see what some of Williams’ other famous friends are saying about the news of his passing on Twitter.