Tom Hanks 'saddened' by Michael Clarke Duncan's death
Sep 4, 2012, 3:01 GMT
Tom Hanks is 'terribly saddened' by the death of Michael Clarke Duncan.
Tom's 'Green Mile' co-star passed away suddenly in a Los Angeles hospital at the age of 54 on Monday (03.09.12) and Tom was one of the many stars who rushed to pay tribute to the actor.
He said: 'I am terribly saddened at the loss of Big Mike. He was the treasure we all discovered on the set of 'The Green Mile'. He was magic. He was a big love of man and his passing leaves us stunned.'
Michael's death comes just two months after he suffered a heart attack and many of his fellow celebrities have taken to twitter to praise him and mourn his passing.
Rosario Dawson wrote: 'Oh no! Michael Clark Duncan was such a lovely sweetheart! Too young!' while Octavia Spencer added: 'RIP Michael Clarke Duncan!'
Olivia Munn shared her personal memories of the actor, writing: 'Michael Clarke Duncan always had a smile on his face & a big bear hug ready for you. My thoughts & prayers are with his family&friends. RIP (sic).'
Michael - who had worked as a bodyguard for celebrities including Will Smith, Martin Lawrence, Jamie Foxx, LL Cool J, and Notorious B.I.G before finding fame - recently starred in 'Bones' spin-off TV show 'The Finder' and 'Bones' actor David Boreanaz also took to twitter to remember his friend.
He wrote: 'R.I.P. my friend MCD. I will miss you.'
Former 'American Idol' contestant Jordin Sparks praised Michael for his kindness, writing 'RIP Michael Clarke Duncan. Thank you for being so kind to me & for sharing your talent with the world. You will be truly missed (sic).'
Meanwhile, Sherri Shepherd reached out to the actor's fiancee Omarosa Manigault.
She wrote: 'My heart and prayers go out to you @Omarosa ... I remember you telling me how happy you & Michael Clarke Duncan were - so sorry (sic).'
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