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Michael Clarke Duncan's funeral is next week, the Black actor nominated for an Oscar for his role in the movie 'The Green Mile' who served as a bodyguard for stars like Will Smith and Jamie Fox died on Labor Day at 54

Michael Clarke Duncan, rt, and Tom Hanks By Kathy Wray Coleman, Associate Publisher, Editor, Cleveland Urban News. Com and The Kathy Wray Coleman Online News Blog.Com  ( ) and ( ) LOS ANGELES, California-Michael Clarke Duncan, the Black actor who was nominated for an  Oscar  for his role as a gentle- giant prisoner opposite Oscar winner Tom Hanks in the 1999 America motion picture drama 'The Green Mile,' is dead at 54.  The former body guard  for Jamie Fox, Will Smith and other mega stars who  stood  6-foot-4 died at Cedars- Sinai  Medical Center in Los  Angeles on  Labor Day on Sept. 3  of natural causes following a heart attack in July.  Duncan grew up in  Chicago ,  IL . and  was raised by a single mother. He attended Alcorn University and had smaller roles in film before the hit "The Green Mile." The actor's casket is set for public viewing from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday in Los Ang