The Oscar nominated actor died this morning in the hospital, where he was recovering from a heart attack in July.
Publicist Joy Fehily released a statement from Clarke’s fiance, Omarosa Manigault, saying the 54-year-old actor died Monday morning in a Los Angeles hospital after nearly two months of treatment after he suffered a myocardial infarction on July 13.
His reality star girlfriend, Omarosa, was at his bedside when he passed away today.
Duncan’s rep issued a statement, saying, “She 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.”
The 6-foot-5, 300 pound actor has been seen in movies including “Planet of the Apes”, “Armageddon”, and of course “The Green Mile”.
Duncan is most known for his role of convicted murderer John Coffey in “The Green Mile” in 1999, which also starred Tom Hanks.
Michael also appeared on the television show “The Apprentice,” ”The Finder,” ”Two and a Half Men” and “The Suite Life of Zack and Cody.”
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