*Three weeks after having a heart attack, actor Michael Clarke Duncan remains in the hospital, according to a statement released by his rep.
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“Michael Clarke Duncan suffered a myocardial infarction the morning of Friday, July 13 and was stabilized soon thereafter,” read the statement to ETonline. “He was just moved from the Intensive Care Unit, but remains hospitalized. His family are firm believers in the power of prayer and have asked that you keep him in yours during this time. Thank you.”
Duncan’s girlfriend Omarosa Stallworth initially saved the actor’s life by resuscitating him via CPR when she found him in a state of cardiac arrest at his Los Angeles home.
Duncan recently starred in the FOX series “The Finder.” He also starred in “The Green Lantern.”
*You may recall Michael Clarke Duncan as the prisoner with supernatural powers in “The Green Mile” and in “The Green Lantern,” but you’ll be seeing a lot more of the rugged actor starting this week.
Duncan will appear as a regular on Fox TV’s “The Finder.” The series is a crossover pilot of Fox’s “Bones” TV series.
The show stars Geoff Stults, an Iraq war veteran with an eccentric personality and a unique gift to help others recover what they lost.
Duncan plays Leo Knox, the finder’s bodyguard. He also acts as his legal advisor and recites a lot of poetry.
(Michael Clarke Duncan and Geoff Stults talk about their roles in 'The Finder.')
Naturally, Duncan is ecstatic about his role playing Knox.
“The Finder” debuts Thursday, Jan. 12 at 9 p.m. on FOX.