Michael Clarke Duncan, the tall and massively built actor with the warm and infectious personality died Monday at the age of 54. Duncan suffered a myocardial infarction on July 13 and never fully recovered. When we first heard of his hospitalization it took us all by surprise because he appeared to be in picture perfect health. As grandma says, “Only God knows the day and the hour”… and since his hour has arrived we pray he rest in peace.
Duncan was born on Dec. 10, 1957 on the South Side and was raised, along with his sister, Judy, by his mother, Jean in the Kenwood neighborhood, his sister said. According to the Internet Movie Database, his mother refused to let him play high school football, so he turned to acting.
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