Leading shares push Egyptian bourse downward    9 sentenced to 2 years in prison for ‘illegal assembly'    Egyptian national shot dead in Benghazi in militia crossfire    Egypt's hopes of ending international criticism unrealistic: Turkey    Policeman killed during Sohag patrol    Putin says will not curb Internet access despite cyber attacks    El-Sisi calls on youth to participate in Egypt parliamentary vote    Egypt secures $1.4 billion in loans from banks to repay foreign oil firms    Egyptians launch initiative to comfort injured Palestinians receiving treatment    EFG Hermes buys big stake in French wind energy firm    Cairo exhibition hosts photography from Middle East, North Africa    Sisi Buying Time for Egypt's Economy    Dollar Scales Six-Year Peak Vs Yen, Aussie Falters On Weak Data    Jpmorgan To Face U.S. Class Action In $10 Billion MBS Case    Egypt-Ethiopia Talks 'Overcame Confidence Obstacle': Minister    Hulk tells of 'monkey chants' in Russian league game    PSG ' discovered a nice team' after 3-2 win over Barcelona    Ghana's Gyan says he was racially abused by Hilal's Pintilii    Obama, Modi work to deepen improving US-India ties    El-Sisi Amends Weapon Procurement Rulesa    Parliamentary Elections By End Of Year: Egypt PM    Egypt Selects Factory Girl for the Oscars    Taliban Bombs Hit Afghan Army Vehicles, Killing At Least Seven    EU's Ashton To Visit Egypt Ahead Of Gaza Donors' Conference    Australian Aircraft To Support U.S.-Led Air Strikes In Iraq: PM    Dana Gas signs agreement with EGAS, EGPC to drill 37 new wells    Egyptian pilgrim arrested in Mecca for ‘chanting against Arab rulers'    Cairo University to examine appeals by suspended students    UAE-based Al-Zahera spends EGP 750m on investments in Toshkha: Chairman    El-Sisi alters amends weapon procurement rules    Amnesty International warns of photojournalist's ongoing detention    Ukraine prosecutor opens criminal case against Russian officials    Iceland announces men-only UN meeting on women    UN mission to combat Ebola opens HQ in Ghana    Egypt prosecutors to investigate excessive pay in public sector    Egypt to Kick off Tomorrow Suez National Museum with EGP46million    VIDEO: Ahli cruise to CAF Cup final for first time    Amr Waked and 'Lucy': Egyptian actors in international cinema    Dissolution of Ultras White Knights referred to administrative court    Grindr warns Egyptian LGBT users against possibility of arrest    Egypt's archaeological sites free for two days    Egypt's Justice Ministry Staffers Go On Strike Over Financial Demands    Obama Raised Fate Of Jailed Journalists With Egypt's Sisi    UPDATED: Renowned Egyptian actor Khaled Saleh dies at 50    Israel mobilises to deprive Qatar of the World Cup    Underground musicians rise to the limelight    Judge Overturns Release Of Detained Zamalek Ultras    VIDEO: Rampant Zamalek open season with 6-1 win    







Thank you for reporting!
This image will be automatically disabled when it gets reported by several people.




Your friends recommend

'Green Mile' actor Michael Clarke Duncan dies at 54
Duncan passed away in Los Angeles less than eight weeks after suffering a heart attack
Published in Ahram Online on 04 - 09 - 2012

Actor Michael Clarke Duncan, nominated for an Academy Award for his portrayal of a death row inmate in the 1999 drama "The Green Mile," died on Monday, less than eight weeks after suffering a heart attack, a spokeswoman said. He was 54.
Duncan died in Los Angeles, his fiance, the reality television star Omarosa Manigault, said in a statement through Duncan's publicist, Joy Fehily.
Details on the cause of death were not released. He suffered a heart attack on July 13 and "never fully recovered," Fehily said.
With a commanding screen presence from his deep voice and hulking 6-foot-5 (1.96-metre) frame, Duncan once dug ditches for the gas company in his native Chicago, then moved to Los Angeles to pursue his career as an actor.
He worked as a bodyguard and bouncer and played a few roles of that kind in film and television, before landing a small part in the 1998 movie "Armageddon."
That led to a much larger role in the 1999 prison drama "The Green Mile" with Tom Hanks. Duncan played a death row inmate with magical powers who is put to death for two murders he did not commit.
The role won him a supporting actor Oscar nomination. "Duncan's ... presence is literally and figuratively the biggest thing in the movie," wrote Washington Post critic Desson Howe.
He had roles in the 2003 comic book movie "Daredevil" and 2005 release "Sin City."
He starred this year in several episodes of the Fox crime drama "The Finder."
In the 1980s Duncan tried out for the Chicago Bears, and he also played basketball in community college. His affinity for sports included narrating a film about the 2005 World Series champions Chicago White Sox.
Manigault, 38, is best known for her appearances on NBC reality show "The Apprentice," in which she often acted the villain.
"Manigault is grateful for all of your prayers and asks for privacy at this time," Fehily said.


Clic here to read the story from its source.