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Michael Clarke Duncan Dead at 54

Michael Clarke Duncan Dead at 54

Michael Clarke Duncan has passed away at the age of 54.

The Green Mile actor’s fiancee Omarosa Manigault-Stallworth has confirmed that he died, the Associated Press reports.

“[Omarosa] is grateful for all of your prayers and asks for privacy at this time. Celebrations of his life, both private and public, will be announced at a later date,” his rep told TMZ.

Michael was hospitalized in July after going into cardiac arrest. He was saved by Omarosa, a former Apprentice contestant, who performed CPR after discovering him in the their home. Michael was reported to be in stable condition after the incident.

Michael, who was nominated for an Academy Award for his work in The Green Mile, most recently appeared on the television series The Finder.

Our deepest condolences go out to Michael‘s family and friends.

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  • D.Scott

    Dag.. RIP

  • Jan

    No! :(

  • InTheIndustry

    Rest In Peace

  • lauren

    rip :(

  • mlllllllllllle

    Oh nooooooo ! :(

  • anne

    This is really sad.. I liked this guy…. Best for his family!!

  • Fruit

    OMG. :-( THE GREEN MILE is one of my favourite movies. Oh gosh :-( R.I.P this is so sad. My prayers go out to his family.

  • missP

    So sad…. R.I.P, Michael Clarke Duncan! ;(

  • Pat

    How ironic, I was just thinking about him yesterday., wondering why he hasn’t been spoken about lately and kinda thought maybe he wasn’t going to make it. May he RIP.

  • Sam

    NO NO NO NO NO! I love this man. This is the worst news.

  • thighmegatampon

    Omg!! This is so unexpected and so sad!! Btw- had no idea he was with Omarosa, pretty random.

  • boob

    No!!!!! Keep his family in your prayers.

  • rooney

    WHAT?! I can’t believe what I’ve just read.
    What a loss. Rest in peace, and my warm thoughts go to his family.

  • dobbi

    Very sad news. RIP, Michael.

  • so sad

    OH what a shock.. It thought he was better. Did they have a child together. So said. He was such a gentle giant..

    RIP Michael.. and Peace and Prayers to your family and friends.

  • http://@CathBoob Cath

    He was a great actor, this is really sad. 54 it’s too young. Rest in peace
    He seemed like a very good person.

  • lilloo

    cannot stop crying!!!!! Like i knew him!!!!!! He was just great!!!!

  • Ashley

    Very sad! I always liked Michael and probably one of the few people who watched and enjoyed his last show “The Finder.” May he rest in peace

  • Indiesr

    So sad…RIP. my heart goes out to his family.

  • Zoe

    That’s just awful. He was an amazing actor and way too young to pass on. RIP Michael

  • http://bbaby Elle

    wow, I’m shocked. Life is so short. May he rest in peace and may the angels embrace him. May his family and friends find peace.

  • willanka

    So sad. He seemed like such a nice guy. RIP.
    And I’ve been so impresed by Green Mile, made huge impact on me.

  • Scarlett

    Ugh he was so young! RIP!

  • Strange

    RIP Michael Clarke Duncan !!! You will be missed . What a wonderful actor his is. My thoughts and prayers are with his family & friends at this time . You are the best & one of a kind . My prayers are also with Omarosa as well .

  • Heather

    R.I.P Micheal

  • KissThis

    I am shocked, I thought he was doing better… very sad :( may he rest in peace.

  • TSMB

    RIP may he finds peace wherever he is. May God be with his family during this hardship. Micheal Clarke Duncan you will be missed

  • ck

    RIP Big Man

  • Philippe

    Very bad new ! He was so great…but he will stay great in our memories ! RIP

  • shoes4life

    Oh, this is so sad! I just watched him on Two and A Half Men yesterday. He will be missed. May God bless and keep Omarosa and his family.

  • Haters Suck!

    What the hell?!?!?! I didn’t even know anything was wrong with him.FU*K!!!!! I just saw him in armegedon last night. :(, :(, :(.

  • Juliana

    omg i can’t believe this!!! i was literally like this :O when i read the post, my best wishes to his family!!! RIP Michael ♥

  • :(

    Loved him in Talledega Nights. RIP :(

  • steve aldred

    WOW i am in shock my heart and soul goes out to his family for there loss he will be missed by all. May he rest in peace……….:-)

  • RIP

    I’m so sorry to hear this news. My thoughts and prayers are with his family.

  • Lisa

    So sad. He was a gentle giant with a big heart. I was hoping he would pull through. RIP, Mr. Duncan.

  • kbj

    My friends met him in Rode Drive in Beverley Hills in June :(

  • rose

    R.I.P. Michael Clarke Duncan, You will be missed

  • ebonychick

    oh no im crying right now i cant believe this RIP micheal

  • @Ina_Angel

    NO!! Why? He was one of the greatest!

  • Olivia

    oh no not him!!! 54 is too young. I don’t often cry when watching movies but the Green mile made me cry my eyes out.

  • http://JustJared lulu

    I love this guy. So sad. Rest in peace Michael…

  • Saoriee

    So sad. He was a good guy.

  • tina

    OMG I can’t believe it. RIP

  • krix

    very sad news
    hopefully loving memories will give his family and friends strength during this most difficult time
    his portrayal of coffey in the green mile was thoughtful, moving and very well done

  • Halli

    Ughhh! RIP. So sad :(

  • lurker

    sad RIP

  • BEAN


  • http://kevinredondo KRP

    I’m going to miss him

  • The Real Deal

    RIP big man.