Michael Clarke Duncan hospitalized after cardiac arrest

Edward Bovingdon
Yahoo UK Movies News
13 July 2012

Actor Michael Clarke Duncan has been hospitalised after suffering a cardiac arrest, according to reports.

The actor, best known for starring as inmate John Coffey in ‘The Green Mile’ alongside Tom Hanks, is currently in the intensive care unit at an L.A. hospital.

Gossip blog TMZ reports that the movie star was found at 2am in a state of cardiac arrest by his girlfriend Omarosa Stallworth.

Apparently, Omarosa rushed to perform CPR on actor and sources told TMZ that she was able to resuscitate him.

Clarke Duncan was immediately taken to a nearby hospital and admitted into the intensive care unit.

Sources claim that Duncan's heart rate is now stable and Omarosa is by his side. Doctors are performing tests to figure out why the actor's heart stopped in the first place.

Duncan has also starred in ‘Armageddon’, ‘Sin City’, ‘Daredevil’ and 2001’s ‘Planet of the Apes’.

What to read next

Better Than Online Dating!

Thousands of healthy, wealthy and loving women in your city requesting men ages 50+. Meet the woman of your dreams today. Get Started!

She's With Us, That's Why #ImWithHer.

Hillary is fighting for all Ameircans. Join her campaign today if you have her back.

VA Mortgage Rates In 2016

VA Rates as Low as 3.25% (3.405% APR) 30 Year Fixed. Exclusive For Veteran & Military Takes 1 Min!

What On Earth Happened To Marsha Brady!?

These Stars Look Absolutely Nothing Like Before...

What makes Asheville a top music destination?

Thrillist called it one of America’s 12 greatest music cities. But what makes Asheville a hotbed of musical talent?

Switch Your Number to Sprint and Save 50%

Save 50% on most Verizon, AT&T & T-Mobile rate plans. Plus get a $5/mo. service credit for leasing select smartphones. Savings until 2018. Rest. apply