The dramatic minutes Michael Clarke Duncan was without oxygen during his heart attack damaged his organs so badly ... he could never recover -- TMZ has learned.Sources involved in Duncan's… READ MORE >
Michael Clarke Duncan
Born -- December 10, 1957
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Died -- September 3, 2012
Los Angeles, CA
Actor, bodyguard, large and in charge.
Raised by a single mother on the south side of Chicago.
Helped support his family by digging ditches for People's Gas Company in Chicago.
Moved to Hollywood and became a bodyguard for the likes of Martin Lawrence, LL Cool J and Will Smith.
Landed small roles in "Bulworth" and "The Players Club" before getting his big break in "Armageddon" and "The Green Mile," for which he was nominated for an Academy Award.
Fell in love with "Apprentice" competitor Omarosa Manigault-Stallworth. The couple was secretly engaged.
Went into cardiac arrest in July 2012. Omarosa performed CPR to resuscitate him.
Died on September 3, 2012 due to respiratory failure. He was 54.
Michael Clarke Duncan and Omarosa Manigault were secretly engaged and the wedding was set for this January, TMZ has learned. Sources connected with the couple tell us, Michael and Omarosa kept the… READ MORE >
Michael Clarke Duncan just got a hospital visit from his former TV co-star Geoff Stults ... who tells us MCD appears to be recovering nicely after going into cardiac arrest early this morning. On… READ MORE >
Kim Kardashian better not be counting on Michael Clarke Duncan's vote -- because dude laughed so hard when he caught wind of KK's political aspirations ... his girlfriend got pissed. MCD and… READ MORE >