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Hollywood is still coming to grips with the loss of Michael Clarke Duncan, who died yesterday of complications that resulted from a myocardial infarction he suffered in July.

An Oscar nominee and former bodyguard for such A-listers as Will Smith and Jamie Foxx, the 54-year old was well known and well loved.

Below, we’ve included a number of Tweets/messages from the actor’s famous friends, as they bid farewell to this affable star…

Tom Hanks: “I am terribly saddened 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.”

Tommy Davidson: “The MOST gentle of Giants.  RIP, my friend Michael.”

Sam Claflin: “R.I.P. Michael Clarke Duncan. You will be sorely missed – A true legend.

Steve Harvey: “I will miss my friend, Michael Clarke Duncan. What an incredible soldier in God’s Plan.”

Katharine McPhee: “Ahhh… #michaelclarkeDuncan I loved you! Green Mile was epic. RIP #gentlegiant”

Dwayne Johnson: “When something happens, we always say it happens for a reason’ ~ Michael Clarke Duncan 12/10/57 – 9/3/12 I’ll miss you my brother..”

Timbaland: “R.I.P. Michael Clarke Duncan sending my condolences 2 his fam & love ones”

Olivia Munn: “Michael Clarke Duncan always had a smile on his face & a big bear hug ready for you. My thoughts & prayers are with his family&friends. RIP”

Sherri Shepherd: “So sad & shocked to hear of the death of Michael Clarke Duncan. Only 54 years old- he never recovered from his heart attack in July RIP sir. My heart and prayers go out to you @Omarosa … I remember you telling me how happy you & Michael Clarke Duncan were – so sorry”