Battlefield Community Pays Tribute to the Late Michael K. Williams Who Played the Role of ‘Irish’

Published 09/07/2021, 9:49 AM EDT


A really sad piece of news has gripped the internet and the Battlefield community today. The community’s favorite character and actor, Michael K. Williams, famous for portraying the role of Kimble ‘Irish’ Graves, passed away at the age of 54 in his Brooklyn home.

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The late actor was quite famous within the gaming ecosystem for playing the key role of Irish in Battlefield 4. Kimble was going to return as the centerpiece of Battlefield 2042’s storyline, which will now definitely be in a difficult situation.

This shocking news has gripped the community as a nightmare that simply won’t end. Micheal has indeed made his mark in both the gaming world and the acting world with his tenure. His most noteworthy role of ‘Omar Little’ in ‘The Wire’ is still a beloved character. Redditors are in disbelief as u/BlaqBimmer shared an emotional post on the official subreddit to pay homage to the great actor.

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Rest In Peace Irish… from battlefield2042

Kimble has been an instrumental character in Battlefield 4’s storyline and he established a deep connection with the fans. He was seen as one of the best in-game characters that fans simply couldn’t get enough of. His untimely passing due to undisclosed reasons has certainly left a void that won’t be filled anytime soon.

Battlefield community pays homage to the late Michael K. Williams on Twitter

Twitter is full of fans and fellow actors mourning the loss of one of the finest performers of the modern era. No official reports about the cause of his death have come out yet as the community laments his untimely passing.

The official Twitter handle for the title also paid homage to the late actor. Fans now have another major reason to await the release of the next iteration of the FPS title. It will showcase the actor one last time in all his glory inside the war-torn futuristic landscape of earth in 2042.

Prominent leaker for the Battlefield franchise, Tom Henderson also paid his tribute to the passing of the great actor. His work within the franchise is truly remarkable, and it is something the community will never be able to forget.

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Fans also paid tribute to the late actor and pointed out that he may be gone, but his legacy will never be forgotten.  His work in the groundbreaking FPS franchise, TV shows, and so on will forever keep in everyone’s good thoughts.

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Everyone is deeply saddened by the news and wishes nothing but the best to the family and loved ones of the late actor, Michael K. Williams.

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Ayank Chourasia

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Ayank Chourasia is an eSports author at EssentiallySports and has been professionally writing since 2016 and has worked across many fields. He regularly keeps tabs on a wide range of professional esports like Dota 2, Valorant, CS and fighting games. He has been an ardent gamer since his childhood, and became a defender of the ancients in Dota 2 during his college days.

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