Tom Hanks saddened by Michael Clarke Duncan's death
Duncan passed away Monday
By Indo-Asian News Service
Wed, Sep 05, 2012 01:54:21 GMT
Actor Tom Hanks is terribly saddened by the death of his The Green Mile co-actor Michael Clarke Duncan. Duncan passed away Monday in a hospital at the age of 54 and Hanks was one of the many stars who rushed to pay tribute to the actor.
"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," femalefirst.co.uk quoted Hanks as saying.
Michael Clarke Duncan 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.
Duncan'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: "Oh no! Michael Clark Duncan was such a lovely sweetheart! Too young!"
Octavia Spencer: "RIP Michael Clarke Duncan!"
Olivia Munn: "Michael Clarke Duncan always had a smile on his face and a big bear hug ready for you. My thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends. RIP."