More sad news to report this evening. Michael Clarke Duncan has passed away, his fiance tells AP.
Publicist Joy Fehily released a statement from Clarke’s fiance, the Rev. Omarosa Manigault, stating that the 54 year old actor died Monday morning in a Los Angeles hospital after two months of treatment following a heart attack on July 13.
Duncan was best known for his role as John Coffey in The Green Mile, for which he was nominated for an Academy Award and a Golden Globe. He is also recognized for his appearances in famous films such as Armageddon, The Whole Nine Yards, Brother Bear, and Daredevil.
He was to star in Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller’s Sin City sequel, Sin City: A Dame To Kill For.
Our thoughts go out to his family and friends.