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Michael Clarke Duncan

Michael Clarke Duncan was born December 10, 1957 in Chicago, Illinois He is best known for his breakout role as John Coffey in The Green Mile. In 1998, Duncan was cast as Bear in the film Armageddon, where he struck up a friendship with castmate Bruce Willis. It was Bruce Willis' influence that helped him to get his breakout role as John Coffey in the Frank Darabont-directed The Green Mile, a role which netted him an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor in a Supporting Role and a Golden Globe nomination for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture. Duncan then was cast in a string of films that helped to establish him as a star: The Whole Nine Yards, Planet of the Apes, The Scorpion King (where he starred alongside his friend, The Rock), The Island and Daredevil as Wilson Fisk, aka The Kingpin.   Duncan has also provided his voice for a number of roles including Brother Bear, The Land Before Time XI: Invasion of the Tinysauruses, Quiznos commercials, and the video games Demon Stone, SOCOM II: U.S. Navy SEALs, The Suffering: Ties That Bind, Saints Row, and Soldier of Fortune, with his most recent role being God of War II, where he provides the voice of Atlas, the Titan condemned by Zeus to stand at the western edge of the earth and hold up the sky on his shoulders. He later reprised his role as the Kingpin in Spider-Man: The New Animated Series. In 2005, he starred in the film Sin City (again alongside Bruce Willis) as Manute, a powerful mobster. Duncan appeared in a minor role in the 2006 movie Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby as Lucius Washington, and he voiced the role of the villain Massive in the Loonatics Unleashed. In 2006, he voiced the role of Numbuh 26 in the animated movie Codename: Kids Next Door: Operation ZERO. He played Balrog in Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li and voiced the prison commander in Kung Fu Panda. In 2011, Duncan plays ‘The Giant Troll’ in the fantasy comedy film, Your Highness and will reprise his role in the SinCity sequels. On September 3 2012 Michael Clarke Duncan passed away from complications after a massive heart attack on July 13th 2012.

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Dec 10, 1957 In Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series The Academy Awards 1953-03-18
Latest Project:
Series Skwids 2018
Known For
Poster of Green Lantern
Poster of The Island
Poster of Sin City
Poster of Daredevil
Series Skwids Body Builder 2018
Movie The Challenger Dune 2015-09-11
Movie A Resurrection Addison 2013-03-21
Movie From the Rough Roger 2013-06-08
Series The Finder Leo Knox 2012-01-12
Movie In the Hive Mr. Hollis 2012-12-14
Movie Your Highness The Giant Troll 2011-04-08
Movie Legend of Kung Fu Rabbit Slash (voice) 2011-01-01
Movie A Crush on You 'Big Jim' Nelson 2011-06-11
Movie Cross Erlik 2011-05-21
Movie Cross Erlik 2011-07-12
Movie Green Lantern Kilowog (voice) 2011-06-16
Movie Redemption Road Augy 2011-08-26
Movie Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore Sam (voice) 2010-07-28
Movie Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li Balrog 2009-02-27
Movie The Slammin' Salmon Cleon Salmon 2009-12-11
Movie Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins Sheriff Otis Jenkins 2008-02-08
Movie American Crude Spinks 2008-06-03
Movie Kung Fu Panda Commander Vachir (voice) 2008-06-04
Movie Delgo Elder Marley (voice) 2008-12-12
Movie Slipstream Mort / Phil Henderson / Patrolman 2007-02-10
Movie The Last Mimzy Nathanial Broadman 2007-02-09
Movie The Making of God of War II Atlas 2007-03-13
Series Chuck Colt 2007-09-24
Movie Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby Lucius Washington 2006-08-04
Movie Brother Bear 2 Tug (voice) 2006-08-17
Series The Megan Mullally Show Unknown 2006-09-18
Movie Air Buddies The Wolf (voice) 2006-12-12
Movie One Way The General 2006-10-21
Movie School for Scoundrels Lesher 2006-09-29
Movie The Land Before Time XI: Invasion of the Tinysauruses Big Daddy (voice) 2005-01-11
Movie Racing Stripes Clydesdale (voice) 2005-01-06
Movie Dinotopia: Quest for the Ruby Sunstone Stinktooth (voice) 2005-05-17
Movie Sin City Manute 2005-04-01
Movie The Island Starkweather Two Delta / Jamal Starkweather 2005-07-21
Series Loonatics Unleashed Unknown 2005-09-17
Movie Family Guy Presents Stewie Griffin: The Untold Story The Stork (voice) 2005-07-23
Movie D.E.B.S. Mr. Phipps 2004-01-21
Series CSI: NY Unknown 2004-09-22
Movie George and the Dragon Tarik 2004-03-28
Movie Beyond Hell's Kitchen Himself/Kingpin 2004-11-30
Movie Pursued Franklin 2004-12-21
Series Teen Titans Unknown 2003-07-19
Series Spider-Man: The New Animated Series Wilson Fisk / the Kingpin 2003-08-01
Movie Daredevil Wilson Fisk / The Kingpin 2003-02-14
Movie George of the Jungle 2 Mean Lion (voice) 2003-08-18
Series Celebrities Uncensored Unknown 2003-06-04
Movie Kim Possible: A Sitch In Time Future Wade (voice) 2003-11-28
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Movie Brother Bear Tug (voice) 2003-10-23
Movie R. Kelly: The R. in R&B - The Video Collection Henchman (segment "Down Low") 2003-10-21
Series Two and a Half Men Unknown 2003-09-21
Series George Lopez Unknown 2002-03-27
Movie The Scorpion King Balthazar 2002-04-18
Series The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius Unknown 2002-07-20
Series Kim Possible Unknown 2002-06-07
Movie See Spot Run Murdoch 2001-03-02
Movie Cats & Dogs Sam (voice) 2001-07-04
Movie Planet of the Apes Attar 2001-07-25
Movie They Call Me Sirr Coach Griffin 2001-11-01
Movie The Whole Nine Yards Franklin "Frankie Figs" Figueroa 2000-02-18
Series Static Shock Unknown 2000-09-23
Movie Breakfast of Champions Eli 1999-02-13
Movie The Green Mile John Coffey 1999-12-10
Movie The Underground Comedy Movie 1999-05-14
Movie The Players Club Bodyguard 1998-04-08
Movie Caught Up Random Dead Guy 1998-02-27
Movie Armageddon Jayotis 'Bear' Kurleenbear 1998-07-01
Movie Bulworth Bouncer 1998-05-15
Movie A Night at the Roxbury Roxbury Bouncer 1998-10-01
Series King of the Hill Unknown 1997-01-12
Series Built to Last 1997-09-24
Movie Back in Business Huge Guard 1997-05-29
Series Arliss Unknown 1996-08-10
Series The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Unknown 1996-07-22
Series Sparks Frank 1996-08-26
Series The Jamie Foxx Show Unknown 1996-08-28
Movie Friday Craps Player 1995-04-26
Series The Wayans Bros. Unknown 1995-01-11
Series MADtv Unknown 1995-10-14
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Series The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Unknown 1990-09-10
Series Live with Regis and Kathie Lee Unknown 1983-04-04
Series The Academy Awards Unknown 1953-03-18