Melvin Williams
 


 

Age: 73



Summary:
former drug kingpin-turned-actor who had a recurring role as the deacon on the TV show The Wire, and who spent years in federal prison for drug and gun convictions but later spoke out against drug use and gang life.




Cause of Death: Cancer



Born: December 14, 1941


 
Died: December 3, 2015



Location:
Baltimore, Maryland