“Michael, I do know you are right here; you would not miss this. Your excellence and artistry will endure,” Kerry stated.
Michael was additionally honored on the Emmys, the place he was nominated for Excellent Supporting Actor in a Drama Sequence for his flip as Montrose Freeman, the estranged and complicated father of Jonathan Main’s Atticus.
In her introductory speech for the class, Kerry Washington paid tribute to the late actor.
“Michael was a brilliantly gifted actor and a beneficiant human being who has left us far too quickly,” she stated. “Michael, I do know you are right here; you would not miss this. Your excellence and artistry will endure. We love you.”
On Instagram, co-star Wunmi Mosaku — who portrayed Ruby, the sister to Jurnee’s Leti on Lovecraft — additionally honored Michael.
“Michael was pure of coronary heart,” she wrote. “A delicate gentleman that I really like dearly and can miss vastly. Sending all my like to his household and pals. And to my @lovecrafthbo household within the spirit of Michael Kenneth Williams, let me say it out loud in case I by no means have, I am grateful to have grown and discovered alongside facet you all, watching you all stroll in your function was such a privilege.”
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