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RIP: Michael Clarke Duncan Dies; Oscar-Nominated 'Green Mile' Star Was 54


Society & Culture  (tags: obituary, celebrity, Michael Clarke Duncan, sadness, culture, tv )

Cal
- 845 days ago - latimes.com
Michael Clarke Duncan was a gas company ditch digger in Chicago who followed his dream of acting to Hollywood. The massively built actor played a gentle death row inmate in the 1999 prison drama.



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Cher Away Moving (1470)
Monday September 3, 2012, 5:04 pm


sad news.

thnx for posting hun!

R.I.P. Michael!!

 

Teresa GarcĂ­a (39)
Monday September 3, 2012, 5:34 pm
Very, very sad news :(
 

pam w. (191)
Monday September 3, 2012, 6:07 pm
I"m sorry....
 

Carrie B. (318)
Monday September 3, 2012, 6:41 pm
How very sad. The Green Mile is one of my all time favorite movies.
 

Kit B. (276)
Monday September 3, 2012, 6:53 pm

Heart attack at 54, he did seem to be very much like the character in Green Mile when he was interviewed. His smiling face will be missed.
 

Susanne R. (249)
Monday September 3, 2012, 7:25 pm
Very sorry to hear about his death. The article indicates that he was raised by a single mother, and I hope she takes comfort in the fact that she raised a such a kind, sensitive and talented son!
 

M Away M. (465)
Tuesday September 4, 2012, 12:29 am
Oh Goodness, That is truly sad!

RIP ~ You gave us a part of yourself in your outstanding acting and for that Thank you. My prayers go out to his family!
 

Danny M. (90)
Tuesday September 4, 2012, 5:30 am
Really sad news. :( RIP Michael :(
 

Alexandra Rodda (177)
Tuesday September 4, 2012, 5:43 am
He died young, but he fulfilled his dream. RIP.
 

bob m. (32)
Tuesday September 4, 2012, 9:11 am


A lovely footprint you left here Michael..... tears.
 

Cynthia not well (340)
Tuesday September 4, 2012, 9:50 am
Very sad.
 

Jessica S. (178)
Tuesday September 4, 2012, 10:24 am
I had no idea! The acting world will be a sadder place without him.
 

ellen m. (222)
Tuesday September 4, 2012, 3:25 pm
may you have a gentle rebirth...
 

Yvonne White (233)
Tuesday September 4, 2012, 5:02 pm
I loved him in all his roles! He had such presence & gravity! He was the best actor on "The Finder" series.
 

Tal H. (8)
Tuesday September 4, 2012, 5:15 pm
RIP :(
 

Diane B. (275)
Wednesday September 5, 2012, 12:38 am
sad he was to young to die
 

Carol H. (229)
Wednesday September 5, 2012, 4:50 am
he was a good man and he will be missed!!
 

Christeen Anderson (554)
Wednesday September 5, 2012, 11:18 am
Very sad. He was a lovely man. He will be missed.
 

Jim Phillips (3202)
Wednesday September 5, 2012, 11:20 am
Awesome actor and a very likeable human...

Enjoy him in his various roles in the movies.

Ty, Cal.
.
 

Dan(iel)) M. (25)
Wednesday September 5, 2012, 12:16 pm
R.I.P. Michael!
Thanks for posting.
 

Lynne Buckley (0)
Wednesday September 5, 2012, 12:25 pm
Sad news. RIP Michael Clark Duncan.
 

Sergio Padilla (62)
Wednesday September 5, 2012, 2:16 pm
Such a shame that he passed away! Thanks for posting
 

Phyllis P. (389)
Wednesday September 5, 2012, 4:23 pm
Sad news. God must have needed another angel.
 

marie c. (168)
Wednesday September 5, 2012, 4:36 pm
Loved his acting and found him such a genuine gentleman
Michael will be sadly missed.
 

Michael O. (175)
Wednesday September 5, 2012, 8:11 pm
Of course his big claim to fame was "The Green Mile", but as a comic book geek, I'll always remember him for his role as the "Kingpin" in the "Daredevil" movie, and as the voice of "Kilowog" in last year's "Green Lantern".

54 is far too young to lose such a great talent. Rest in peace, Michael... :-(
 

Robert O. (12)
Wednesday September 5, 2012, 8:22 pm
He will be missed. May he rest in peace. Thanks Cal.
 

Esther Z. (96)
Wednesday September 5, 2012, 9:37 pm
So sad....R.I.P Mr. Duncan.
 

Sheila D. (26)
Wednesday September 5, 2012, 10:17 pm
An incredible story, an amazingly talented man. My heart goes out to his family and his fiancee. We will all miss him.
 

Rin S. (10)
Saturday September 8, 2012, 7:58 pm
Rest in peace. He delivered an unforgettable performance and will forever be in our hearts.
 

Past Member (0)
Monday September 10, 2012, 9:05 am
RIP.So sad.
 
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