"The Green Mile" star Michael Clarke Duncan is in a Los Angeles hospital after having a heart attack earlier today.
According to TMZ, his girlfriend Omarosa Stallworth ("The Apprentice") performed CPR on the 6-foot-5 actor before he was taken to the hospital. His publicist released the following statement: "According to doctors, Duncan suffered a myocardial infarction ... He is now stable and we look forward to his full recovery."
We look forward to it, too!
Duncan received an Oscar nomination for his role in "The Green Mile" as a death row inmate and is a prolific actor with credits ranging from one-offs on television shows like "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" to voice acting in animated films like "Kung Fu Panda." Duncan also has a number of supporting roles to his name; he's appeared in such films as Tim Burton's "Planet of the Apes," "The Scorpion King," "Sin City" and "Daredevil." His next film is "The Challenger," a boxing drama with S. Epatha Merkerson and writer/director/star Kent Moran. Duncan has a number of projects lined up and currently appears as the "gentle giant" Leo Knox on the Fox show "The Finder."