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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 Responses to “Michael Clarke Duncan Dead at 54”

  1. 1
    D.Scott Says:

    Dag.. RIP

  2. 2
    Jan Says:

    No! :(

  3. 3
    InTheIndustry Says:

    Rest In Peace

  4. 4
    lauren Says:

    rip :(

  5. 5
    mlllllllllllle Says:

    Oh nooooooo ! :(

  6. 6
    anne Says:

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

  7. 7
    Fruit Says:

    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. 8
    missP Says:

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

  9. 9
    Pat Says:

    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.

  10. 10
    Sam Says:

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

  11. 11
    thighmegatampon Says:

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

  12. 12
    boob Says:

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

  13. 13
    rooney Says:

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

  14. 14
    dobbi Says:

    Very sad news. RIP, Michael.

  15. 15
    so sad Says:

    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.

  16. 16
    Cath Says:

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

  17. 17
    lilloo Says:

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

  18. 18
    Ashley Says:

    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

  19. 19
    Indiesr Says:

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

  20. 20
    Zoe Says:

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

  21. 21
    Elle Says:

    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.

  22. 22
    willanka Says:

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

  23. 23
    Scarlett Says:

    Ugh he was so young! RIP!

  24. 24
    Strange Says:

    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 .

  25. 25
    Heather Says:

    R.I.P Micheal

  26. 26
    KissThis Says:

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

  27. 27
    TSMB Says:

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

  28. 28
    ck Says:

    RIP Big Man

  29. 29
    Philippe Says:

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

  30. 30
    shoes4life Says:

    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.

  31. 31
    Haters Suck! Says:

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

  32. 32
    Juliana Says:

    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 ♥

  33. 33
    :( Says:

    Loved him in Talledega Nights. RIP :(

  34. 34
    steve aldred Says:

    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……….:-)

  35. 35
    RIP Says:

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

  36. 36
    Lisa Says:

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

  37. 37
    kbj Says:

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

  38. 38
    rose Says:

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

  39. 39
    ebonychick Says:

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

  40. 40
    @Ina_Angel Says:

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

  41. 41
    Olivia Says:

    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.

  42. 42
    lulu Says:

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

  43. 43
    Saoriee Says:

    So sad. He was a good guy.

  44. 44
    tina Says:

    OMG I can’t believe it. RIP

  45. 45
    krix Says:

    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

  46. 46
    Halli Says:

    Ughhh! RIP. So sad :(

  47. 47
    lurker Says:

    sad RIP

  48. 48
    BEAN Says:

    OMG

  49. 49
    KRP Says:

    I’m going to miss him
    R.I.P

  50. 50
    The Real Deal Says:

    RIP big man.

  51. 51
    LaCroix Says:

    RIP Michael

  52. 52
    Sunshine Daydream Says:

    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.

  53. 53
    Danyell Says:

    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…

  54. 54
    Verity Says:

    RIP Big Mike

  55. 55
    Abbi Says:

    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!

  56. 56
    Xiolablu Says:

    RIP, you will be missed!

  57. 57
    ex nihilo Says:

    only the good die young… RIP

  58. 58
    Just me Says:

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

  59. 59
    Irma Says:

    OMG!!! Noooo!!

  60. 60
    Lois Says:

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

  61. 61
    Jokergurl Says:

    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…

  62. 62
    oy Says:

    **** 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.

  63. 63
    ozgur Says:

    Rest in peace. we will miss u…

  64. 64
    asudem Says:

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

  65. 65
    GonetooSoon Says:

    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.

  66. 66
    Memei Says:

    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

  67. 67
    D E E A Says:

    RIP.

  68. 68
    Muneeb Hayat Khan Says:

    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…

  69. 69
    carl Says:

    RIP Very sad :(

  70. 70
    gia Says:

    RIP a wonderful man and a great actor.

  71. 71
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  72. 72
    Rocky Says:

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

  73. 73
    Alaska Ronn Says:

    Very sad news. RIP Sir

  74. 74
    ellie' Says:

    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!!!

  75. 75
    Daniele Says:

    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.

  76. 76
    Blackcat9 Says:

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

  77. 77
    Jessica Says:

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

  78. 78
    puy Says:

    Good people always die early.

  79. 79
    reis Says:

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  80. 80
    Robert Says:

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

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