Michael Clarke Duncan Dies; Actor Was 54

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About six weeks after he suffered a cardiac arrest and needed his fiancee - Omarosa Manigault - to revive him and get him to the hospital, actor Michael Clarke Duncan has passed away. He was 54.

Best known for his role in The Green Mile and most recently a series regular on Fox's The Finder, Duncan reportedly died unexpectedly, though he was hospitalized at the time.

TMZ sources say Omarosa's mother was at Duncan's side, while the former Apprentice star herself simply left the room for a short while and returned to the horrible news.

Michael Clarke Duncan in The Green Mile

While details are sketchy at the moment, the actor's rep says his client never fully recovered from last month's myocardial infarction. The rep adds in a statement:

"[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."

Prior to his Oscar nomination for The Green Mile, the 6'5", 300-pound Duncan served as bodyguard for such stars as Will Smith, Martin Lawrence, Jamie Foxx, LL Cool J and Notorious B.I.G.

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R.I.P MICHAEL I WILL ALWAYS REMEMBER YOU

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R.I.P. you will be missed prayers to the family

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God speed and rest in peace gentle giant well always remember the green mie. ..now urin heaven..ur in heaven....rip

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R.I.P you are goiinq to be missed. :(

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May your soul rest in peace. Thanks for the smiles u gave us in the movies you dId

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RIP You are going to be miss by many! Prayers go out to your family and friends!

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R. I. P. the king of Scotland.... you will be missed

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RIP. I remember him from the TV show The Practice, just wondering if anyone else does...and I think another short-lived show, my memory isn't sure...but man, nobody expects to go that soon, life is short, live each day to the fullest!

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u will b greatly missed,M.H.S.R.I.P
this is so sad

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And suddenly the world seems smaller somehow :(