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Michael K. Williams Is Sloughing Off The Shadows Of Omar

After Williams' star turn as Omar made him a celebrity in East Flatbush, "what followed was something of an existential crisis. Months removed from filming, Mr. Williams struggled to shake the grave psyche of his character. He was racked by doubts both personal and political: Had he lost hold of his identity? Was he glorifying […]
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