Michael K. Williams Was Widely Expected to Win His First Emmy Even Before His Tragic Death

As the entertainment industry mourns the tragic passing of Michael Kenneth Williams, admirers of the great character actor may wish to be reminded that he is nominated for the best supporting actor in a drama series Primetime Emmy for his performance as Montrose Freeman on HBO’s Lovecraft Country — and is widely expected to win, for the first time in his illustrious career, just 13 days from now.Indeed, he was listed as the category’s frontrunner in the most recent edition of THR‘s Feinberg Forecast on Aug.

25, and by the majority of GoldDerby’s prognosticators in their most recent update.

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