'Green Mile' star Michael Clarke Duncan dies at 54

Tuesday September 4, 2012

The Green Mile, Planet of the Apes and Armageddon actor Michael Clarke Duncan has died after suffering repercussions from a heart attack he suffered in July.

The bodyguard-turned-actor, who was 54, had been been hospitalised since the incident, and passed away on Monday morning.

He leaves behind fiancée Omarosa Manigault-Stallworth.

She said: "I am devastated. He was the love of my life."

Actor Tom Hanks, his Green Mile co-star, has also given tribute.

Michael earned an Academy Award nomination for his role as John Coffey in the movie. 

Tom said: "I am very sad at the loss of Big Mike. He was the treasure we all discovered on the set of The Green Mile. He was magic.

"He was a big love of man and his passing leaves us stunned."  

Image: © Getty

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