‘Green Mile’ Actor Michael Clarke Duncan Dies at 54
Green Mile actor Michael Clarke Duncan died Monday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, where he was being treated for a heart attack he had on July 13. He was 54. His fiancee, reality TV star Omarosa Manigault-Stallworth, said, “I am devastated. He was the love of my life.”
Co-star Tom Hanks said in a statement, “I am terribly saddened at the loss of Big Mike. He was the treasure we all discovered on the set of the Green Mile. He was magic.” Adding, “He was a big love of man and his passing leaves us stunned.” Many celebrities and peers of Duncan shared their condolences via Twitter. MC Hammer Tweeted, “One of the best among Men on earth. A gentle Giant. Pure class and grace. RIP my friend.” Comedian and talk show host, Steve Harvey said, “I will miss my friend, Michael Clarke Duncan.” And, “What an incredible soldier in God’s Plan.”
The 6 foot 4, 300-pound actor was also in Armageddon, Planet of the Apes and Kung Fu Panda and had an Academy Award nomination for best supporting actor. Click here to read more about Duncan.