updated 07/13/2012 AT 2:00 PM ET
•originally published 07/13/2012 AT 2:25 PM ET
Michael Clarke Duncan had a health scare on Friday morning.
The actor, 54, best known for playing John Coffey in the 1999 Tom Hanks hit The Green Mile, was rushed to the hospital for a heart attack, his spokesperson confirms to PEOPLE.
“According to doctors, Duncan suffered a myocardial infarction,” his rep says. “He is now stable and we look forward to his full recovery.”
According to TMZ, Duncan’s girlfriend, The Apprentice contestant Omarosa Stallworth, discovered him in a state of cardiac arrest, performed CPR and was able to resuscitate the actor.