Michael K. Williams has captured the attention of the masses with his indelible acting skills and pure finesse, but it turns out that the Flatbush, Brooklyn native wasn’t always as polished as he is today, and he has the scar to tell the story.
For years, Williams was known as Omar on HBO’s hit series The Wire, and now he has taken on yet another memorable role as Chalky White on Boardwalk Empire. But Michael isn’t just talking the talk, he is also walking the walk.
GlobalGrind had the opportunity to chop it up with the phenomenal actor about everything from his humble beginnings as a teen mixed up in the wrong crowd, to the buck 50 that gives him the undeniable rude boy edge.
Check out the exclusive interview in the video above.