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Michael Clarke Duncan, 'Green Mile' Actor, Dead at 54

6/12/2014 Todd Cunningham

By Todd Cunningham

Michael Clarke Duncan, an 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.

Duncan, who was nominated for an Academy Award and Golden Globe for his portrayal of  death-row inmate John Coffey in 1999's "The Green Mile," most recently starred as Leo Knox in the Fox series "The Finder."

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