'Green Mile' Star Michael Clarke Duncan Dead at 54

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Michael Clarke Duncan, the actor best known for his role in The Green Mile, has passed away today at the age of 54.

Duncan died earlier this morning after being admitted to the hospital on July 13 when he suffered a heart attack.

Duncan also appeared in the films Armageddon, The Whole Nine Yards, Brother Bear, and Daredevil.

While struggling to become an actor, Duncan worked as a bodyguard for Will Smith, Martin Lawrence, Jamie Foxx, LL Cool J, and Notorious B.I.G. When the Notorious B.I.G. was killed in 1997, Duncan quit his work as a bodyguard.