Michael Kenneth Williams

Michael Kenneth Williams is an American film and television actor. He has received widespread critical acclaim for his television portrayals of Omar Little on "The Wire" and Chalky White on "Boardwalk Empire".

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The Perfect Age of Rock 'n' Roll (2011)

In this film, childhood friends come face to face with the demons of rock and roll (lust, drugs, and passion) on a cross-country road trip that compels them to face their past, present, and future. Rocker Spyder, whose debut album was a huge hit saw his follow-on ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Scott D. Rosenbaum
CAST:  Kevin Zegers  •  Jason Ritter  •  Taryn Manning  •  Lukas Haas

Wonderful World (2009)

Ben Singer is a failed children's folk singer, a career proofreader, a less-than-extraordinary weekend dad, and perhaps the most negative man alive. Floundering in all aspects of his life, Ben's only comfort comes from regular chess games and friendly debates on ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joshua Goldin
CAST:  Matthew Broderick  •  Sanaa Lathan  •  Michael Kenneth Williams  •  Mia Ford

Brooklyn's Finest (2009)

Enforcing the law within the notoriously rough Brownsville section of the city and especially within the Van Dyke housing projects is the NYPD's sixty-fifth precinct. Three police officers struggle with the sometimes fine line between right and wrong.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Antoine Fuqua
CAST:  Richard Gere  •  Don Cheadle  •  Ethan Hawke  •  Wesley Snipes

The Road (2009)

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A father and his son walk alone through burned America. Nothing moves in the ravaged landscape save the ash on the wind and water. It is cold enough to crack stones, and, when the snow falls it is gray. The sky is dark. Their destination is the warmer south, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Hillcoat
CAST:  Viggo Mortensen  •  Kodi Smit-McPhee  •  Robert Duvall  •  Guy Pearce

Miracle at St. Anna (2008)

Miracle at St. Anna chronicles the story of four American soldiers who are members of the all-black 92nd "Buffalo Soldier" Division stationed in Tuscany, Italy during World War II.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Spike Lee
CAST:  Derek Luke  •  Michael Ealy  •  Laz Alonso  •  John Turturro

Killa Season (2006)

Flea was a basketball player, happy with his subtle hustle, until a Dominican connect introduced him to a new way to spread the work and make money.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Cam'ron
CAST:  Cam'ron  •  Durrel Mohammad  •  Juelz Santana  •  Michael Kenneth Williams

Bullet (1996)

A tough, Jewish ex-con just released from prison crosses a powerful drug dealer and former prison rival in his return to a life of crime.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julien Temple
CAST:  Mickey Rourke  •  Frank Senger  •  Adrien Brody  •  John Enos III

Gone Baby Gone (2007)

When 4 year old Amanda McCready disappears from her home and the police make little headway in solving the case, the girl's aunt, Beatrice McCready hires two private detectives, Patrick Kenzie and Angie Gennaro. The detectives freely admit that they have little ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ben Affleck
CAST:  Casey Affleck  •  Michelle Monaghan  •  Morgan Freeman  •  Ed Harris

Ghostbusters (2016)

Following a ghost invasion of Manhattan, paranormal enthusiasts Erin Gilbert and Abby Yates, nuclear engineer Jillian Holtzmann, and subway worker Patty Tolan band together to stop the otherworldly threat.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Feig
CAST:  Melissa McCarthy  •  Kristen Wiig  •  Kate McKinnon  •  Leslie Jones

The Devil Goes Down (2013)

The Devil challenges a young man to a game of basketball.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nicholas Julius
CAST:  Michael Kenneth Williams  •  Stefan Baird  •  Luis Da Silva Jr.  •  Marion Greene

The Gambler (2014)

Literature professor Jim Bennett leads a secret life as a high-stakes gambler. Always a risk-taker, Bennett bets it all when he borrows from a gangster and offers his own life as collateral. Staying one step ahead, he pits his creditor against the operator of an ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rupert Wyatt
CAST:  Mark Wahlberg  •  Brie Larson  •  John Goodman  •  Jessica Lange

Kill the Messenger (2014)

A reporter becomes the target of a vicious smear campaign that drives him to the point of suicide after he exposes the CIA's role in arming Contra rebels in Nicaragua and importing cocaine into California. Based on the true story of journalist Gary Webb.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Cuesta
CAST:  Mary Elizabeth Winstead  •  Jeremy Renner  •  Michael Sheen  •  Ray Liotta

Trapped in the Closet: Chapters 23-33 (2012)

The long awaited sequel to R. Kelly's "Trapped in the closet" series.  (more)

DIRECTION:  R. Kelly  •  Jim Swaffield
CAST:  R. Kelly  •  LeShay N. Tomlinson  •  Rolando Boyce  •  Michael Kenneth Williams

When the Bough Breaks (2016)

A surrogate mother harbors a deadly secret desire for a family of her own with the husband who is expecting to raise her child.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon Cassar
CAST:  Morris Chestnut  •  Regina Hall  •  Jaz Sinclair  •  Romany Malco

The Land (2016)

Four teenage boys devote their summer to escaping the streets of Cleveland, Ohio, by pursuing a dream life of professional skateboarding. But when they get caught in the web of the local queenpin, their motley brotherhood is tested, threatening to make this summer ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Caple Jr.
CAST:  Jorge Lendeborg Jr.  •  Moisés Arias  •  Rafi Gavron  •  Ezri Walker

Captive (2015)

Based on a miraculous true story that drew the attention of the entire nation, is the dramatic, thrilling, and spiritual journey of Ashley Smith and Brian Nichols. After being taken hostage by Brian in her own apartment, Ashley turns to Rick Warren’s inspirational ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jerry Jameson
CAST:  Kate Mara  •  David Oyelowo  •  Michael Kenneth Williams  •  Mimi Rogers

Bessie (2015)

The story of legendary blues performer, Bessie Smith, who rose to fame during the 1920s and '30s.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dee Rees
CAST:  Queen Latifah  •  Mo'Nique  •  Mike Epps  •  Tika Sumpter

Rand University (2014)

Randy Moss has long been an enigma known for his brilliance on the football field and his problems off it. Sometimes there's even been an intersection of those two qualities. "Rand University" gets to that crossing by going back to where he came from - Rand, West ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marquis Daisy
CAST:  Randy Moss  •  Michael Kenneth Williams

They Die by Dawn (2013)

Four outlaws with a bounty on each head, set a date for a shootout in Langston, Oklahoma. The last man takes the collective bounty. Violence and mayhem ensue.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeymes Samuel
CAST:  Rosario Dawson  •  Kelly Hu  •  Giancarlo Esposito  •  Jesse Williams

Jim Norton: American Degenerate (2013)

In the follow-up to his first EPIX comedy special Please Be Offended, caustic comedian Jim Norton continues to push every hot button he can find... all in the name of a good laugh, of course. With his trademark self-deprecating brand of humor, Norton outrageously ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Shannon Hartman
CAST:  Jim Norton  •  Michael Kenneth Williams  •  Robert Kelly
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