Michael K. Williams - Quotes

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My only goal is to stay focused on my craft and make sure my life is as sharp as it can be to attack any character that is given to me.

My only goal is to stay focused on my craft and make sure my life is as sharp as it can be to attack any character that is given to me.

Revenge is not a positive state of mind or energy to indulge your self in. ---->>>

Having been through the muck and mire, I've had my own brush with bad choices. ---->>>

I know nothing of what it is to be a gangster. ---->>>

I do happen to love Honey Nut Cheerios. I don't know if I want to walk down to the store in my pajamas for them. But I do love them. ---->>>

You know, my childhood was pretty colorful; I like to use the word 'turbulent.' ---->>>

As we say in the hood, I'm a stoop kid. ---->>>

All my characters have playlists. ---->>>

Doing something that warrants the attention of the President of the United States is super cool. ---->>>

If you've ever felt oppressed on any level, there's something from 'The Wire' that you can take and identify with. ---->>>

People misconstrue when I say I was a dancer. I was not classically trained. I was a street dancer, and I got to do what I did in the nightclubs of New York City. ---->>>

I know plenty of adults who act like teenagers. ---->>>

The arts saved my life. ---->>>

I grew up in East Flatbush in Brooklyn which was an intense neighbourhood filled with different West Indian cultures. ---->>>

I haven't had a problem with being typecast, but if I was only getting one type of role, I wouldn't mind. What I'm worried about is not working. ---->>>

I'm more liable to hurt myself than someone else. ---->>>

Cajun culture is dying.

Cajun culture is dying.

God has blessed me. I've been given a lot. I'm at peace with myself. It's time to give back. ---->>>

I came out the womb dancing. ---->>>

I come to work on time. I focus on my job. I bust my scenes out and everything else kind of happens from there. ---->>>

I got picked on a lot as a kid. ---->>>

Music is always a part of my characters' make-up. ---->>>

'The Wire' is very realistic and based on real events.

'The Wire' is very realistic and based on real events.

You know, Tupac is very near and dear to my heart. He started my career as an actor. ---->>>

I'm totally comfortable today with the success that Omar and 'The Wire' have brought me - living with that character, being recognized and remembered for that character. ---->>>

My dream role is to portray someone like James Baldwin. I've always been a fan of his writing, and I feel like he's one of our unsung heroes. He's been pretty much forgotten, and I think he needs to be recognized. He had to go all the way to Europe to find recognition and acceptance, and I'd just like to bring him to the forefront. ---->>>

People say they love the characters I've chosen in my career. But I didn't choose anything. I just happened to be working and these were offered to me. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 11-22, 1966
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
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Occupation: Actor

Michael Kenneth Williams (born November 22, 1966) is an American actor, dancer, and reporter. He is best known for his portrayal of Omar Little on the HBO drama series The Wire 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 (wikipedia)