Melvin Williams : 12 key facts you need to know

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Melvin Douglas “Little Melvin” Williams was an African-American actor, author, entrepreneur, public speaker, educator, community activist, gambler, and reformed drug trafficker who died on December 3, 2015.

Before being sentenced to jail in 1985, Williams was notorious for selling heroin in Baltimore and was considered a drug kingpin in the 1960s. He began working as a community activist after his release to assist transform the lives of poor minorities and youth. He later starred as “The Deacon” in the HBO series The Wire and inspired the show.

1. Melvin Williams’s birthday, age, and birthplace

The actor was born on July 21, 1953, in  Smithdale, Mississippi, U.S.

2. Melvin Williams’s nationality and ethnicity

The Black actor is an American and belongs to the African-American ethnic group.

3. Melvin Williams’s religion

Melvin Williams believes in the Christianity faith.

4. Melvin Williams’s height and weight

The African-American actor stands at a height of 6 feet 1 Inch and weighs 73 kg.

5. Melvin Williams’s educational background

Williams dropped out of high school in the 11th grade.

6. Melvin Williams’s parents and siblings

There is not much information regarding his parents’ details and siblings. However, His father was a cab driver whereas his mother was a nurse’s aide.

7. Melvin Williams’s wife and children

The Black American is currently single. He is not dating anyone. We don’t have much information about His past relationship or any previous engagement.

8. Melvin Williams’s top movies and TV shows

The Wire, Nine Perfect Strangers, Snowfall, Snowfall, The Last of Us, UnReal, Today, Law & Orders: Special Victims Unit.

9. Melvin Williams awards

Melvin Williams has not attained any popular awards yet. However, has attained about six nominations

10. Where does Melvin Williams live?

The American actor resides in  Smithdale, Mississippi, U.S.

11. Melvin Williams’s earnings and net worth

Melvin Williams is an American actor, singer, and songwriter. He has a net worth estimated to be $4 million.

12. Melvin Williams’s social pages

Melvin Williams’ Instagram name is: (@_melvinwilliams)