According to various reports, celebrated actor Michael Clarke Duncan has died. The 54 year old suffered a heart attack last July and never fully recovered from it. TMZ has the full details:
“His passing came very suddenly. We’re told his fiancee, Omarosa Manigault, was with him in his hospital room in Los Angeles and left for a short period of time. When she returned … he had died. Omarosa’s mother was with him when he passed.
Duncan’s rep tells TMZ the actor never fully recovered from the myocardial infarction he suffered on July 13. As TMZ first reported, Omarosa found Duncan in cardiac arrest and performed CPR and was able to resuscitate him before calling 911.
The rep tells TMZ, “[Omarosa] Manigault 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.” [ READ MORE ]
Michael was best known for his Academy Award nominated role as John Coffey in the 1999 hit movie, The Green Mile. He was a popular bodyguard for the likes of Will Smith, Martin Lawrence, Jamie Foxx, LL Cool J, and Notorious B.I.G before he made it into acting. Our condolences go out to his family and friends.