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Gentle-Giant Star Michael Clarke Duncan Dead at 54
His presence was formidable, even intimidating: The former bodyguard had a muscular, 6-foot-4 frame, but it was topped by the brightest of megawatt smiles. 
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El actor Michael Clarke Duncan, al centro, murió tras sufrir un infarto al miocardo, en el Centro Médico Cedars-Sinaí, de Los Angeles, el lunes 3 de septiembre de 2012. En la imagen, Clarke Duncan interpreta al prisionero sentenciado a muerte en la película "The Green Mile", por lo que fue nominado al Oscar al mejor actor de reparto. A la izquierda, Tom Hanks, y a la derecha, David Morse. (Foto AP/Warner Bros., Ralph Nelson)

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FILE - In this Sunday, Jan. 7, 2001 file photo, actor Michael Clarke Duncan accepts two awards for the film "The Green Mile" at the 27th Annual People's Choice Awards in Pasadena, Calif. Duncan has died at the age of 54 on Monday, Sept. 3, 2012 in a Los Angeles hospital after nearly two months of treatment following a July 13, 2012 heart attack, his fiancee, the Rev. Omarosa Manigault, said. (AP Photo/Mark Terrill)
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This Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2012 photo shows actor Michael Clarke Duncan in New York. Duncan has died at the age of 54 on Monday, Sept. 3, 2012 in a Los Angeles hospital after nearly two months of treatment following a July 13, 2012 heart attack, his fiancee, the Rev. Omarosa Manigault, said. (AP Photo/Carlo Allegri)
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FILE - In this Monday, Dec. 6, 1999 file photo, Michael Clarke Duncan, left, watches as Tom Hanks, second from right, hugs fellow cast member Doug Hutchison as his wife Rita Wilson looks on at the premiere of "The Green Mile" in the Westwood section of Los Angeles. Duncan has died at the age of 54 on Monday, Sept. 3, 2012 in a Los Angeles hospital after nearly two months of treatment following a July 13, 2012 heart attack, his fiancee, the Rev. Omarosa Manigault, said. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
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In this undated movie still provided by Twentieth Century Fox, the crime lord Kingpin, played by Michael Clarke Duncan, left, hires Bullseye, played by Colin Farrell, in a scene from the movie "Daredevil", based on a popular comic book published by Marvel. Duncan, the hulking, prolific character actor whose dozens of films included an Oscar-nominated performance as a death row inmate in "The Green Mile" and such other box office hits as "Armageddon," ''Planet of the Apes" and "Kung Fu Panda," is dead at age 54. (AP Photo/20th Century Fox, Zade Rosenthal)
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FILE - This June 27, 2010 file photo shows actor Michael Clarke Duncan at the BET Awards in Los Angeles. Publicist Joy Fehily said in a brief email statement Monday, Aug. 6, 2012, that the 54-year-old actor was just moved from the intensive care unit, but remains hospitalized following his July 13 heart attack. (AP Photo/Dan Steinberg, file)
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HOLLYWOOD - JULY 25: Actor Michael Clarke Duncan arrives at the premiere of Warner Bros. "Cats And Dogs 2" on July 25, 2010 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
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MIAMI BEACH, FL - FEBRUARY 06: Actor Michael Clark Duncan attends the Fourth Annual DIRECTV Celebrity Beach Bowl at DIRECTV Celebrity Beach Bowl Stadium: South Beach on February 6, 2010 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Alexander Tamargo/Getty Images for DirecTV)
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LAS VEGAS - FEBRUARY 16: Actor/east coast player Michael Clarke Duncan drives against NBA Legend Jerome Williams during the McDonald's NBA All-Star Celebrity Game presented by 2K Sports held at Mandalay Bay Convention Center on February 16, 2007 in Las Vegas, Nevada (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
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In this publicity image provided by Twentieth Century Fox, actor Michael Clarke Duncan, portrays the crime lord Kingpin in the movie "Daredevil", based on a popular comic book published by Marvel. Duncan, the hulking, prolific character actor whose dozens of films included an Oscar-nominated performance as a death row inmate in "The Green Mile" and such other box office hits as "Armageddon," ''Planet of the Apes" and "Kung Fu Panda," is dead at age 54. (AP Photo/20th Century Fox, Peter Stone)
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FILE - In this Tuesday, April 10, 2001 file photo, pop singer Christina Aguilera accepts her award for favorite female artist of the year from presenter Michael Clarke Duncan at the Seventh Annual Blockbuster Awards in Los Angeles. Duncan has died at the age of 54 on Monday, Sept. 3, 2012 in a Los Angeles hospital after nearly two months of treatment following a July 13, 2012 heart attack, his fiancee, the Rev. Omarosa Manigault, said. (AP Photo/Michael Caulfield)
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In this Sunday, June 1, 2008 photo, actor Michael Clarke Duncan poses with "Kung Fu Panda" at the premiere of the movie in the Hollywood area of Los Angeles. Duncan has died at the age of 54 on Monday, Sept. 3, 2012 in a Los Angeles hospital after nearly two months of treatment following a July 13, 2012 heart attack, his fiancee, the Rev. Omarosa Manigault, said. (AP Photo/Gus Ruelas)
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HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 13: Actor Michael Clarke Duncan (L) and TV personality Omarosa Manigault-Stallworth attend the premiere of Relativity Media's "Act of Valor" at ArcLight Cinemas on February 13, 2012 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)
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CHICAGO, IL - MAY 18: Actor Michael Clarke Duncan attends Game Two of the Eastern Conference Finals between the Chicago Bulls and the Miami Heat during the 2011 NBA Playoffs on May 18, 2011 at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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El actor Michael Clarke Duncan, al centro, murió tras sufrir un infarto al miocardo, en el Centro Médico Cedars-Sinaí, de Los Angeles, el lunes 3 de septiembre de 2012. En la imagen, Clarke Duncan interpreta al prisionero sentenciado a muerte en la película "The Green Mile", por lo que fue nominado al Oscar al mejor actor de reparto. A la izquierda, Tom Hanks, y a la derecha, David Morse. (Foto AP/Warner Bros., Ralph Nelson)

Gentle-Giant Star Michael Clarke Duncan Dead at 54

His presence was formidable, even intimidating: The former bodyguard had a muscular, 6-foot-4 frame, but it was topped by the brightest of megawatt smiles. 

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