LOS ANGELES (AP) – Michael Clarke Duncan, the hulking, prolific character actor
whose dozens of films included an Oscar-nominated performance as a death row
inmate in "The Green Mile" (1999) and such other box office hits as “Armageddon”
(1998) and "Planet of the Apes" (2001) has died..
Clarke died Monday morning at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, where
he was being treated for a heart attack, according to his fiancée, Reverend Omarosa
Maniqauilt in a statement released by publicist Joy Fehily.
The muscular, 6-foot-4 Duncan, a former bodyguard who turned to acting in his 30s
"suffered a myocardial infarction on July 13 and never fully recovered," the statement