nydailynews has posted that Michael Clarke Duncan died today. The website says:
LOS ANGELES — Michael Clarke Duncan's fiancee says the Oscar nominee for "The Green Mile" has died while being hospitalized following a July heart attack.
Publicist Joy Fehily released a statement from Clarke's fiancée, the Rev. Omarosa Manigault, saying the 54-year-old actor died Monday morning in a Los Angeles hospital after nearly two months of treatment following the July 13 heart attack.
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Duncan starred in The Green Mile, giving a wonderful portrayal of John Coffey. He was 6' 5" and nicknamed "Big Mike." I like this line from the IMDb, "Raised by his single mother on Chicago's South Side, Michael Clarke Duncan grew up resisting drugs and alcohol, instead concentrating on school." (the IMDb bio is HERE)