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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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80 Comments

# 3
InTheIndustry @ 09/03/2012 at 5:48 pm

Rest In Peace

# 5
mlllllllllllle @ 09/03/2012 at 5:50 pm

Oh nooooooo ! :(

# 6

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

# 7

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.

# 8

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

# 9

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.

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

thighmegatampon @ 09/03/2012 at 5:52 pm

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

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

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

Very sad news. RIP, Michael.

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

Ugh he was so young! RIP!

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 .

R.I.P Micheal

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

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

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

shoes4life @ 09/03/2012 at 6:15 pm

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! @ 09/03/2012 at 6:16 pm

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

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 :(

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……….:-)

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

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

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

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

ebonychick @ 09/03/2012 at 6:39 pm

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

@Ina_Angel @ 09/03/2012 at 6:39 pm

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

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.

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

So sad. He was a good guy.

OMG I can’t believe it. RIP

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
RIP

Ughhh! RIP. So sad :(

I’m going to miss him
R.I.P

The Real Deal @ 09/03/2012 at 7:39 pm

RIP big man.

RIP Michael

Sunshine Daydream @ 09/03/2012 at 9:11 pm

Terrible loss for all of us fans. RIP Michael. He was top notch all the way, a real actor who gave his heart and soul to every performance. You’ll be missed, my friend.

I’m truly saddened and shocked about the loss of MCD. He was a great talent who seemed humble by the success he had as an actor. He will forever be missed. RIP Michael…

RIP Big Mike

I’m shocked and saddened by his death. He was one of those few actors in Hollywood who was a class act and had remained grounded and kind to others. RIP Michael, you will be greatly missed!

RIP, you will be missed!

only the good die young… RIP

Seem like a great person. Did pretty good acting in whatever he did. R I p

OMG!!! Noooo!!

Noooooooooo……The world has lost a great talent and wonderful human being. RIP, Michael.

Jokergurl @ 09/04/2012 at 1:15 am

This is so sad. He was such a cool guy, great in The Green Mile, Daredevil , The Scorpion King, The Finder, funny in different parts, just a nice guy and just a fun actor to watch. My heart goes out to his family and friends at this difficult time, 54 is not that old. RIP Michael…

**** Cheney shoots a man in the face and gets a new heart. Michael Clark Duncan was kind to animals and dies young of a heart attack. Crime pays.

Rest in peace. we will miss u…

peace be with you gentle giant and to the bereaved. i love him in green mile!!!

GonetooSoon @ 09/04/2012 at 3:49 am

This is terrible, my heart goes out to his family. I just watched The Island from 2005 and he was great in it. He had a small part but it was heartbreaking to watch because it’s so prophetic, he will be missed.

So sad that you have gone way too soon Michael. I pray your family can find peace in this time. We live with wonderful memories of your talents. Good bye Michaelxxxx

may His soul rest in peace.
He was a great actor. I know him a little regarding his personal life. but his acting in ARMAGADON and THE FINDER is just The Great…

RIP Very sad :(

RIP a wonderful man and a great actor.

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So sad. Loved The Green Mile. He was amazing in it. RIP Big Mike.

Alaska Ronn @ 09/04/2012 at 1:25 pm

Very sad news. RIP Sir

I m so sadden by the loss of Michael Clarke Duncan ..What a great actor..Loved the Green Mile..a movie I can watch over and over again. May you R.I.P. So sorry to all his family for a great loss…God Bless!!!

Michael Clarke Duncan in my opinion was a good actor, I saw him for the first time in the scorpion king in Daredevil as the kingpin after listening as Kilowog in Green Lantern and some more films, why had to die Michael Clarke Duncan, why these idiots do not die like justin bieber selena gomes Myley cirus lady gaga sorry for saying this but actors as good as Michael Clarke Duncan should not die so, Michael Clarke Duncan my condolences to you and your family from my country Peru, Michael Clarke Duncan rests in peace good man.

Blackcat9 @ 09/04/2012 at 7:35 pm

I am brokenhearted! He was truly a nice guy and a great actor! He will be missed!

So sad. R.I.P, Michael Clarke Duncan!

Good people always die early.

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Pff:(,he was a great actor, R.I.P

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