Funeral for Michael K. Williams to be held Tuesday in Pennsylvania

Funeral for Michael K. Williams to be held Tuesday in Pennsylvania


A private funeral service will be held Tuesday in Pennsylvania for “The Wire” actor Michael K. Williams.

The memorial for Williams, who died last week at 54 of a suspected overdose in his Brooklyn penthouse, is set for 10 a.m. at Hooper Memorial Home in Harrisburg. About 100 mourners are expected to attend, funeral home manager Jonathan Branam told The Post.

Branam said he could not disclose where Williams will be interred. Other memorial services for the beloved actor will be held in New York and Los Angeles at later dates, Branam said.

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Williams, who was born and raised in East Flatbush, New York, was best known for his role as Omar Little on the smash HBO hit, “The Wire.”

He also portrayed 1920 bootlegger Chalky White in HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire” and appeared in many films throughout his career and had 5 Emmy Award nominations.

According to Hooper Memorial Home, about 100 mourners are expected to

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