Tue, 04 Sep 2012 08:18:37 GMT

Hollywood reacts to Michael Clarke Duncan's death

A sampling of the outpouring of love and memories from the Hollywood and sports worlds Monday following the death of Michael Clarke Duncan, many of them on Twitter:

Hollywood reacts to Michael Clarke Duncan's death (© Reuters)

-- "I am terribly saddened at the loss of Big Mike. He was the treasure we all discovered on the set of 'The Green Mile.' He was magic. He was a big love of man and his passing leaves us stunned." - Tom Hanks

-- "I can't believe you are gone my friend. I will miss our Lakers vs Mavs bets and texts . You will not be forgotten. RIP" - Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban

-- "Michael Clarke Duncan passes at 54. A striking screen presence." - Film critic Roger Ebert

-- "'When something happens, we always say it happens for a reason' (tilde) Michael Clarke Duncan 12/10/57 - 9/3/12 I'll miss you my brother.." - Dwayne Johnson

-- "I met Michael years ago and he was such a nice guy. Very sad" - Auto racing star Danica Patrick

-- "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" - Actress Olivia Munn

-- "RIP Michael Clarke Duncan Heaven has an amazing new angel. I will miss your smile most." - Actress-television host Holly Robinson Peete

-- "I will miss my friend, Michael Clarke Duncan. What an incredible soldier in God's Plan." - Comedian-talk show host Steve Harvey

-- "I am so shocked and heartbroken to hear about Michael Clarke Duncan's passing. What a man of quality. Both in his life and his work." - Actress Alexa Vega

-- "So so sorry to hear about Michael Clarke Duncan, accomplished actor, proud South Sider ..." - ESPN host Michael Wilbon

-- "Rip Michael Clarke Duncan. We shared sum great times! C u on the other side friend...OMAROSA praying 4 u & the fam." - Actress-comedian Niecy Nash

-- "Just heard the news that Michael Clarke Duncan passed away. My prayers go out to his family and Omarosa during this very sad time." - Former boxing champion Lennox Lewis

-- "RIP- Michael Clarke Duncan.. A really GOOD Brother, I'll miss U Bruh." - Former NBA star and television host John Salley

-- "Ahhh...michaelclarkeDuncan I loved you! Green Mile was epic. RIP gentlegiant" - Singer-actress Katharine McPhee

-- "Man, just watched Michael Clarke Duncan in Talladega Nights last night! RIP to a terrific actor." - TNT Sports reporter David Aldridge


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