After Michael Clarke Duncan's untimely passing on Labor Day Monday (September 3), the late and most certainly to-be-missed actor's colleagues have taken to Twitter to express their condolences.
A confirmed report tells that the 54-year-old "Green Mile" star died after suffering complications following a myocardial infarction which landed him in the ER back in mid-July.
Among those offering sympathies and remembrances was "Modern Family" actress Sarah Hyland, as she expressed her sadness by tweeting, “Devastated by the passing of Michael Clarke Duncan. Such a loss of an amazing talent. Was a big fan of his :( RIP."
Meanwhile, Jordin Sparks reminisced on her own memorable moments with the Oscar-nominated actor, writing, "“RIP Michael Clarke Duncan. Thank you for being so kind to me & for sharing your talent with the world. You will be truly missed.”
Those who had the pleasure of being friends and colleagues of the Chicago native warmly recalled fond memories involving the "gentle giant."
Demonstrating this, "Saved By the Bell" alum Mario Lopez tweeted, "R.I.P Michael Clarke Duncan… One of the nicest & most professional guys I’ve had the pleasure of knowing. So sad… #ClassAct” while "Magic Mike" actress Olivia Munn offered her well-wishes reading, "Michael Clarke Duncan always had a smile on his face & a big bear hug ready for you. My thoughts & prayers are with his family&friends. RIP.”
With countless tributes found all throughout the web, a handful of Michael Clarke Duncan fond farewell messages can be found below.
Albert Brooks: “I didn’t know Michael Clark Duncan but he seemed like a great guy. R.I.P.”
Katharine McPhee: “Ahh… #michaelclarkeDuncan I loved you! Green Mile was epic. RIP #gentlegiant.”
Russell Simmons: “RIP Michael Clarke Duncan”
Roland Martin: “Please say a prayer for @omarosa, Michael’s fiancée. That man truly loved her and she loved him. She needs our love, prayers & support”
Michael Chiklis: “R.I.P. Michael Clarke Duncan. :.(”
Michael Strahan: “RIP to my friend Michael Clarke Duncan. A kind and gentle Giant. A friend that will be missed!! #prayers”
Donal Logue: “RIP Michael Clarke Duncan- he was a big, sweet heart of a guy.”
Bill Horn: “R.I.P Michael Clarke Duncan. Pleasure working with you.”
Scout Masterson: “#RIP Michael Clarke Duncan. Very sad.”
Niecy Nash:“Rip Michael Clarke Duncan. We shared sum great times! C u on the other side friend… @OMAROSA praying 4 u & the fam”
Danny Trejo: “Rest In Peace Michael Clarke Duncan, Prayers out to his family -DT”
John Leguizamo: “R.i.p # Michael clarke duncan won an oscar 4 green mile”
Phillip Phillips: “”R.I.P. Michael Clarke Duncan…..loved his acting. Prayers go out to the family and friends”
Adam McKay: “RIP Michael Clarke Duncan. You were a talented gentle giant.”
Carson Daly: “SO sad to hear….prayers for his family and friends.”
Jordin Sparks: “RIP Michael Clarke Duncan. Thank you for being so kind to me & for sharing your talent with the world. You will be truly missed.”
Gabrielle Union: “Such a sweet, kind man :(”
Boris Kodjoe: “Rest in Peace, Michael Clarke Duncan. You will be missed. ”
Wayne Brady: “RIP Michael Clarke Duncan” oh no….he was such a kind heart :(”
Kyle Richards: “so sad about Michael Clarke Duncan. Loved him as actor. He seemed so gentle and kind. Green Mile is one of my favorite movies of all time.”
Sherri Shepherd: “My heart and prayers go out to you @Omarosa … I remember you telling me how happy you & Michael Clarke Duncan were – so sorry.”
Danica Patrick: “I met Michael years ago and he was such a nice guy. Very sad.”