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Actor Michael Clarke Duncan dead at 54

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LOS ANGELES— Michael Clarke Duncan's fiancee says the Oscar nominee for "The Green Mile" has died while being hospitalized following a July heart attack.

Publicist Joy Fehily released a statement from Clarke's fiancée, the Rev. Omarosa Manigault, saying the 54-year-old actor died Monday morning in a Los Angeles hospital after nearly two months of treatment following the July 13 heart attack.

The 6-foot-5, 300 pound Duncan appeared in dozens of films, including such box office hits as "Armageddon," ''Planet of the Apes" and "Kung Fu Panda."






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Wow...RIP

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I loved him in Green Mile, very sad.

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This just brought a legitimate frown on my face. Very sad to hear and God bless he and his loved ones.

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Was about to post this if it wasn't already posted. What a lot of people don t know about him is that he was a huge MMA fan and trained BJJ.

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Good actor. MMA supporter. All around nice guy. RIP


Loved him in The Crammin' Salmon.

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Damn.....great actor.

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Sad news. Rest in peace

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This is a major bummer. Even though he was this massively intimidating looking guy with a deep voice, he came off as a really nice guy. And as was mentioned, he was a really big fight fan.


I don't know why but I loved him in "The Slammin Salmon". If you haven't seen it, its basically Super Troopers in a Restaurant ran by Michael Clarke Duncan's character who is an ex boxer. Ridiculous movie but his part always cracks me up.


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Edit, looks like Grappler already mentioned the movie, glad I'm not the only one who has seen it.

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MCD was ALWAYS on camera at the early UFC Fight Nights and UFC ppv's. I loved him in Talladega Nights, among many other films.

RIP Michael Clarke Duncan

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Damn, too bad. Really liked him in a few films. Seemed like a nice guy. Wonder what his heart condition was? Must have had other issues with his heart, if he was in there for two months.

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I loved him in Green Mile, very sad.



That will definitely be the crown jewel of his career. RIP MCD!

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Since nobody's taking the bait, this is one of my favorite lines from The Slammin' Salmon



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RIP Big guy. The gentle giant

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WOW!!! I can't believe he's gone

Just watched Sin City, crazy

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