Michael K. Williams, 54, died on September 6th at the age of 54. The actor’s terrible death has shocked both his fans and colleagues in the acting industry. The actor’s death has sparked a flood of tributes. Williams’ passing was also mourned by Dwayne Johnson, who described him as his brother and friend in an emotional post.
Johnson pays tribute to Lovecraft Country star Lovecraft by posting a touching note on Instagram, writing, “Brother, you will be missed. Working with you and calling you a friend has been a great pleasure. During this terrible and heartbreaking time, I wish you strength, mana, and love for your family. Go rest high. “
Here’s the Tribute from The Rock
Other Hollywood celebrities, like Edward Norton, Viola Davis, and James Gunn, grieved Willis’ passing on social media alongside Johnson.
Norton took to Twitter to express his displeasure with the situation, writing, “The news that Michael K Williams has passed away hits me like a blow in the gut. Anguished soul. Working with him has been one of the most rewarding experiences of my career.”
Director James Gunn also described the late actor as “one of the most gentle souls I’ve ever met.”
More of Michael
The reason of Williams’ death has yet to be determined, though it is believed that the actor died of a drugs overdose. Michael, who starred in HBO’s drama series The Wire, was discovered dead in his New York apartment on Monday. Boardwalk Empire, Motherless Brooklyn, and When They See Us are among Michael’s other well-known works.