updated 08/06/2012 AT 4:00 PM ET
•originally published 08/06/2012 AT 4:30 PM ET
Nearly a month after suffering a heart attack, Michael Clarke Duncan has just left intensive care but remains in the hospital.
“His family are firm believers in the power of prayer and have asked that you keep him in yours during this time,” his rep says in a statement.
The actor, 54, best known for playing John Coffey in the 1999 Tom Hanks hit The Green Mile, suffered the myocardial infarction on July 13.
He reportedly was found by his girlfriend, The Apprentice contestant Omarosa Stallworth, 38, who performed CPR and revived him.
“Everyday GOD continues to smile upon my luv Michael Clarke Duncan on this arduous road to recovery,” she recently Tweeted. “God is with us every step of the way!!”