Michael K. Williams

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  • Birth Name: Michael Kenneth Williams
  • Birth Place: Brooklyn, NY
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 11/22/1966, Scorpio
  • Profession: Actor
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Binge Saturday: The Wire

Running out of things to watch this summer? Look no further than The Wire, arguably the greatest TV drama of all time.

The HBO series from David Simon may look like a cop show at first blush, but it's actually an epic drama about the pitfalls of modern American democracy. It tracks the Baltimore police department's efforts...read more

Video: The Beastie Boys visit Steve Buscemi on AOL's Park Bench

Very few episodes of Steve Buscemi's AOL talk show Park Bench actually take place on a bench. Or in a park. But the actor-host still gets his guests to talk as candidly as if they were simply hanging outside with a friend. "I'm no Dick Cavett, but I did manage to squeak by," Buscemi says of hosting the show, which unveils its final seven episodes simultaneously on Thursday, July 10. Among the guests: Method Man, the Beastie Boys, Daily Show correspondent Jessica Williams, artist Julian Schnabel, and Buscemi's Boardwalk Empire co-stars Michael Kenneth Williams and Bobby Cannavale.

"Method Man likes corny jokes, so he's my kind of guy," Buscemi says. "The Beastie Boys are very funny, and are also very good at sports. And Jessica Williams does a mean pigeon impersonation." For a sample, check out this exclusive outtake with the Beasties.

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Watch the First Trailer for Robocop Remake

It's been a decade since the last Robocop film — but is that a good thing?

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Videos

I Think I Love My Wife Scene: Richard
'The Wire 43' Preview (HBO)
'The Wire 50' Preview (HBO)
'The Wire 48' Preview (HBO)

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The Perfect Age of Rock 'n Roll
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The Perfect Age of Rock 'n Roll [HD]

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Dylan Crushes Reading
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Beeper Beeper
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Escape To Tooth Mountain
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Credits

Year Title Description
2014 The Purge Movie, Actor - Carmelo
2013 Animation Domination High-Def TV Show Series, Voice - Lucius (High School USA!)
2011 The Perfect Age Of Rock 'N' Roll Movie, Actor
2009 The Road Movie, Actor - The Thief
2008 Miracle At St. Anna Movie, Actor - Tucker -- Scared Soldier

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News

Robert F. Chew, The Wire's Prop Joe, Dies at 52

Robert F. Chew passed away Thursday at the age of 52, The Baltimore Sun reports. According to his sister Clarice Chew, the actor and teacher died of apparent heart failure while asleep in his Baltimore home. read more

Hitman Who Inspired The Wire's Omar Dies at 58

Donnie Andrews, the former Baltimore drug world hitman who partly inspired the character of Omar Little on The Wire, has died from heart complications, The Baltimore Sun reports. He was 58.

Andrews grew up in an abusive household and.. read more

Boardwalk Empire: Nucky Strikes Back!

"It's lonely at the top," they say, and Season 3 of HBO's just-renewed, Emmy-winning hit Boardwalk Empire has become a veritable tutorial on that hallowed adage. Never the most slap-happy of protagonists, Nucky Thompson (Steve Buscemi), the bootlegging kingpin of the show's 1920s Atlantic City, has been... read more

Michael K. Williams Admits to Cocaine Use While on The Wire

Michael K. Williams, who portrayed one of the most memorable characters on HBO's The Wire, has admitted that he did so while using cocaine and marijuana.

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VIDEO: Check Out The Wire: The Musical!

Some of your favorite characters from The Wire are back — and singing! read more

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