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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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  • LaCroix

    RIP Michael

  • Sunshine Daydream

    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.

  • Danyell

    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…

  • Verity

    RIP Big Mike

  • Abbi

    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!

  • Xiolablu

    RIP, you will be missed!

  • ex nihilo

    only the good die young… RIP

  • Just me

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

  • Irma

    OMG!!! Noooo!!

  • Lois

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

  • Jokergurl

    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…

  • oy

    Dick 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.

  • http://@ozgurustuner ozgur

    Rest in peace. we will miss u…

  • asudem

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

  • GonetooSoon

    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.

  • Memei

    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

  • D E E A

    RIP.

  • http://koolmuneeb123 Muneeb Hayat Khan

    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…

  • carl

    RIP Very sad :(

  • gia

    RIP a wonderful man and a great actor.

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  • Rocky

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

  • Alaska Ronn

    Very sad news. RIP Sir

  • ellie’

    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!!!

  • Daniele

    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

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

  • Jessica

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

  • puy

    Good people always die early.

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  • Robert

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

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