Academy Award nominated actor Michael Clarke Duncan dies at 54. (Google Images)

The Los Angeles Times is reporting that actor Michael Clarke Duncan has died. Duncan passed away at Cedars-Sinai Hospital Monday following complications from a heart attack in July in which his girlfriend, reality star Omorosa Manigualt, saved his life. Duncan had been admitted to the hospital since the incident.

A Chicago native, the bodyguard-turned-actor was nominated for his role in the film The Green Mile (1999) as a death row prisoner.  Duncan also appeared in Armageddon (1998), Planet of the Apes (2001), Sin City (2005) and The Whole Nine Yards (2000). He was 54.

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