Michael K. Williams

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On Sunday, Michael K Williams tragically passed away at the age of 54. The star was found in his Brooklyn home by family members. Known for his iconic roles in works like The Wire, Boardwalk Empire and Lovecraft Country, celebrities are taking to social media to pay their respects.

Born and raised in Brooklyn, Williams was thrusted into the limelight for his portrayal of Omar Little on HBO's The Wire.

According to police, Williams' death is being investigated as a drug overdose.

Amid the passing of Williams, his impact on the entertainment industry is far and wide. Many stars and organizations are offering tributes to the star on social media.

Mariah Carey

Joel McHale

Kerry Washington

New York Knicks

Edward Norton

Taylor Rooks

James Gunn

Dwayne Johnson

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Our thoughts and prayers are with Williams' family and friends during this time.

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