Hollywood star, Michael Clarke Duncan, died at Cedars Sinai Medical Centre in Los Angeles at an early age of 54. Duncan was keeping ill for the last eight weeks following his heart attack on the 13th of July, 2012. Duncan’s death came as a massive shock to people in Hollywood as well as the Cinema and Arts Fraternity all over the world. The news of his death was confirmed by reality television star and his fiancé, Omarosa Manigault.
Being a native of Chicago, he later moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in acting. His screen presence was overwhelming and is attributed to his heavy voice and strong physical stature. He shot to fame with his 1999 role in the prison drama “The Green Mile” which also starred actor Tom Hanks. He was nominated at the Academy Awards in the Supporting Actor for his role for the same. His other works include “Sin City”, “Scorpion King” and “Daredevil”. He will also be remembered for lending his magnanimous voice in “Kung Fu Panda”. He has also worked for television including this year’s episodes in “The Finder”. People all over the world are paying condolences and are deeply saddened by his death.