Fans show up for Duncan memorial

Sept. 9, 2012 at 9:50 PM   |   0 comments

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- Mourners gathered Sunday at Forest Lawn Hollywood Hills for a public memorial for the late actor Michael Clarke Duncan.

The memorial included a slide show, remarks from friends and a screening of the 1999 film "The Green Mile," for which Duncan was nominated for an Oscar, NBC Los Angeles reported.

Duncan's casket was closed during the 4-hour memorial service.

Duncan, 54, died on Sept. 3 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, the Los Angeles Times reported.

He had suffered a heart attack in July, his publicist, Joy Fehily, said.

A private memorial service for friends and family is scheduled for Monday, KTLA-TV, Los Angeles, reported.

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