Emmys 2021: Kerry Washington vereer wyle Michael K. Williams as 'briljant talentvol', vrygewige mens '

“Michael was - dit is mal om te sê 'was' - was 'n briljante talentvolle akteur en 'n vrygewige mens wat ons heeltemal te vroeg verlaat het,” she said Sunday while 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.

Die “Scandal” aluin, 44, had previously spoken out immediately after the news of Williams’ death broke, twiet, “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 role on HBO’sLovecraft 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 K. Williams, nominated for his role on HBO’s ‘Lovecraft Country,’ died on Sept. 6 at his apartment in Brooklyn, New York. (Rodin Eckenroth/FilmMagic)

His nephew Dominic Dupont was set to accept the award on his late uncle’s behalf had he won. The honor, egter, went to Tobias Menzies for “Die kroon.”

Other nominees in the category were actors John Lithgow (“Perry Mason”); Max Minghella, Bradley Whitford and O-T Fagbenle (almal van “Die Diensmaagd se verhaal”); Giancarlo Esposito (“Die Mandalorian”) and Chris Sullivan (“Dis ons”).

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Although Williams did not win, die “Wireactor was no stranger to being nominated at the Emmy Awards throughout his life.

He had been nominated four times before. One of the nods was for producing the Vice documentaryRaised in the System,” which centered on Dupont, 43, who served more than two decades in jail for murder before 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 death of Michael K. Williams at the 2021 Emmys. (Getty/AP)

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Dupont spoke to The Post shortly after Williams’ untimely death, calling him anamazing unclewho supported him during his prison stint.

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

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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.

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