Kerry Washington paid tribute to the “brilliantly talented” Michael Ok. Williams on the 2021 Emmy Awards, just about two weeks after the actor’s death.

“Michael was — it’s crazy to say ‘was’ — was a brilliantly talented actor and a generous human being who has left us far too soon,” she talked about Sunday whereas presenting the nominees for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series. “Michael, I know you’re here because you wouldn’t miss this. Your excellence, your artistry will endure.”

The “Scandal” alum, 44, had beforehand spoken out instantly after the knowledge of Williams’ lack of life broke, tweeting, “So heartbroken. @BKBMG thank you for the beauty and joy you brought to the world. Sending love and prayers to your friends, family and everyone who adored you me included. We adore you Sir.”

The prolific actor, who died on Sept. 6, was nominated for his function on HBO’s “Lovecraft Country.”

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Michael K. Williams, nominated for his role on HBO’s ‘Lovecraft Country,’ died on Sept. 6 at his apartment in Brooklyn, New York.

Michael Ok. Williams, nominated for his function on HBO’s ‘Lovecraft Country,’ died on Sept. 6 at his rental in Brooklyn, New York.
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His nephew Dominic Dupont was set to solely accept the award on his late uncle’s behalf had he obtained. The honor, nevertheless, went to Tobias Menzies for “The Crown.”

Other nominees inside the category have been actors John Lithgow (“Perry Mason”); Max Minghella, Bradley Whitford and O-T Fagbenle (all of “The Handmaid’s Tale”); Giancarlo Esposito (“The Mandalorian”) and Chris Sullivan (“This Is Us”).

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Although Williams didn’t win, the “Wire” actor was no stranger to being nominated on the Emmy Awards all by way of his life.

He had been nominated 4 conditions ahead of. One of the nods was for producing the Vice documentary “Raised in the System,” which centered on Dupont, 43, who served greater than twenty years in jail for homicide ahead of then-Gov. Andrew Cuomo commuted his sentence in 2017.

Actress Kerry Washington lamented the death of Michael K. Williams at the 2021 Emmys. 

Actress Kerry Washington lamented the shortage of lifetime of Michael Ok. Williams on the 2021 Emmys. 
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Dupont spoke to The Post shortly after Williams’ premature lack of life, calling him an “amazing uncle” who supported him all via his jail stint.

“Michael was instrumental in helping me get through the process of the prison experience,” Dupont talked about.

The public speaker continued, “He would work really hard to be a mentor to me and encourage me to stay focused on the important things.”