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Posted September 4, 2012 by Dave Higgins in Juicy Gossip
 
 

RIP Michael Clarke Duncan

 

Sad news to report tonight as actor Michael Clarke Duncan has tragically passed away aged just 54.

The Hollywood actor best known for his role in The Green Mile, for which he was nominated for an Oscar, had been in hospital since suffering a heart attack on July 13th.

Prior to becoming an actor, Duncan worked as a celebrity bodyguard, protecting such stars as Will Smith, Jamie Foxx, Martin Lawrence and LL Cool J.

Duncan was famous for his huge physique (almost 6’6″ and close to 300lbs) and deep voice, his onscreen presence was hard to ignore but this gentle giant was a quiet soul who rarely made the headlines, instead turning in great performances in the likes of Armageddon, Sin City, Kung Fu Panda and more.

 

Michael Clarke Duncan was with his fiancee and family in hospital when he sadly passed and he will by greatly missed by film fans the world over.

 

 

 

 

(Images courtesy Collider . Source – TMZ)