“The Green Mile” actor Michael Clarke Duncan, passed away this morning at age 54.
According to tmz, his passing came very suddenly. And 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, the doctor’s announced his passing.
“Duncan’s rep tells TMZ, the actor never fully recovered from the myocardial infarction he suffered on July 13. Ans Omarosa found Duncan in cardiac arrest and performed CPR and was able to resuscitate him before calling 911.
Also, “[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.”
Duncan was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his portrayal of John Coffey in “The Green Mile.” He worked as a bodyguard for celebrities like Will Smith, Martin Lawrence, Jamie Foxx, LL Cool J, and Notorious B.I.G. before he got his break.”