The Green Mile actor Michael Clarke Duncan died in the hospital after suffering from a heart attack.
Joy Fehily, the actor's publicist released a statement from his fiancé Omarosa Manigault, who is a reality TV star, saying, the 54-year-old breath his last on Monday morning in a Los Angeles hospital. He had been getting treated for nearly two months following a heart attack he suffered in July.
The actor was nominated for an Oscar for his character in The Green Mile as a supporting actor and has appeared in dozens of films including box office hits like Kung Fu Panda, Planet Of The Apes and Armageddon.
He also had roles in Daredevil, Talledega Nights and School For Scoundrels. Among his television credits were Two And A Half Men and The Suite Life Of Zack And Cody.
Paying tribute to Michael Clarke Duncan, actor Tom Hanks wrote, "I am terribly saddened at the loss of Big Mike. He was the treasure we all discovered on the set of The Green Mile. He was magic. He was a big love of man and his passing leaves us stunned."
The 6'4'' tall star turned to acting in his thirties. He died at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles and his fiancé was by his side.