‘Green Mile’ actor, Michael Clarke Duncan, dies

Actor Michael Clark Duncan arrives at the FOX All-Star party at Gladstones on August 5, 2011.

Actor Michael Clarke Duncan, known for his role as John Coffey in “The Green Mile,” died while being hospitalized following July heart attack.

His publicist released a statement from his fiancee, the Rev. Omarosa Manigault, saying the actor, 54, died Monday morning in Los Angeles after two months of treatment following a heart attack.

His role in the 1999 film “The Green Mile” brought him an Academy Award nomination for best supporting actor.

The 6-foot-5, 300 pound actor appeared in other films such as “Planet of the Apes,” “Armageddon,” and “Kung Fu Panda.”


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