He reunited with Willis in the little-seen , Omarosa Manigault-Stallworth, who performed CPR on the actor, Duncan survived the attack, but never fully recovered.
Duncan died of heart complications (caused by theattack he had suffered two months prior) on September 3, 2012, at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.
Encouraged by his mother to pursue acting, he made several minor TV and film appearances before landing a role in 1999's Raised on Chicago's South Side by his mother, Jean, Michael Clarke Duncan studied communications at Alcorn State University in Mississippi.
He dropped out and returned to Chicago, working as a ditch digger for a gas company and moonlighting as a bouncer in various South Side nightclubs.
"RIP Michael Clarke Duncan a great actor, soulmate to @OMAROSA & sweet friend," she tweeted.
Duncan died in July 2012 nearly two months after suffering a heart attack.He also appeared in motion pictures such as Armageddon (1998), The Whole Nine Yards (2000), The Scorpion King (2002), Daredevil (2003) and Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (2006).His voice can be heard in films such as Brother Bear (2003), Kung Fu Panda (2008) and Green Lantern (2011).In 1979, he participated in the Disco Demolition Night at Comiskey Park, home of the Chicago White Sox, where he was among the first 100 people to run onto the field and he slid into third base. was killed in 1997, Duncan quit the personal-protection business.During the ensuing riot his silver belt buckle was stolen Duncan took other security jobs while in Los Angeles while trying to get some acting work in commercials. After having begun his career with several bit parts playing bouncers in films such as Bulworth and A Night at the Roxbury, Duncan first came to prominence when he was cast as Bear in the blockbuster Michael Bay action film Armageddon (1998).