Entertainment is currently mourning the unexpected loss of actor, Michael K. Williams.

The actor, best known for his role in HBO’s The Wire, Boardwalk Empire, and Lovecraft Country passed away Monday, September 6th at just 54-years-old.

The Hollywood Reporter obtained a statement from a representative for Williams that said, “It is with deep sorrow that the family announces the passing of Emmy nominated actor Michael Kenneth Williams. They ask for your privacy while grieving this unsurmountable loss.”

Williams was due to attend the 2021 Emmy Awards, where his performance on Lovecraft Country earned him the nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series category.

Many of Hollywood’s finest took it to social media to pay their respects.

Rest in power, Michael K. Williams.