Michael Clarke Duncan Laid to Rest

Celebs come out to remember the Oscar-nominated actor.

Posted: 09/11/2012 09:00 AM EDT
Tom Hanks, Michael Clarke Duncan

(Photo: Frederick M. Brown/MCD/Getty Images for Memorial Service)

On Monday, Hollywood bid farewell to actor Michael Clarke Duncan, who was laid to rest at Forest Lawn cemetery in Tinsel Town.


Family, friends and colleagues of Duncan came out to remember the lovable, muscle-bound thespian. Among the celebs who comforted Duncan's fiancée Omarosa Manigault were Jay Leno, Kimberly Elise, Holly Robinson Peete, Bill Duke, Diane Ladd, Vivica A. Fox and his Green Mile co-star Tom Hanks

Duncan passed away last week due to complications stemming from a heart attack he suffered back in July. As we last reported, the cause of the Oscar-nominated actor’s death was determined to be from natural causes. However, his death certificate lists the immediate cause of death as respiratory failure.


Underlying causes of Duncan's death were also listed, including anoxic encephalopathy (severe lack of oxygen to the brain), ventricular fibrillation (irregular quivering heartbeat) and acute myocardial infarction (heart attack).


Duncan was 54 when he passed.

 

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