Hollywood A-Listers are among those paying tribute to actor Michael K Williams.
Williams, who was best known for playing Omar Little in 'The Wire' was found dead yesterday in his Brooklyn home.
The 54 year-old scooped four Emmy nominees and played roles in 'Bessie', 'The Night Of', and 'Boardwalk Empire'.
Director Spike Lee said he was "shook" from the news.
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Meanwhile, his "The Wire" co-star Isiah Whitlock Jr said Michael had "the biggest heart".
Shocked and saddened by the death of Michael K Williams. One of the nicest brothers on the planet with the biggest heart. An amazing actor and soul.
May you RIP. God bless.
— Isiah Whitlock Jr. (@IsiahWhitlockJr) September 6, 2021
HBO, the network where Williams became a star, described his death as an “immeasurable loss”.
It said they are "devastated" by the news.
“While the world is aware of his immense talents as an artist, we knew Michael as a dear friend who was beloved by all who had the privilege to work with him.