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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 movie Bulworth 1998-05-15
Latest Project:
Movie The Challenger 2015-03-26
Known For
Poster of Green Lantern
Poster of Unknown
Poster of The Island
Poster of Sin City
Movie The Challenger Dune 2015-03-26
Movie Brick Mansions Mr. Hollis 2014-04-22
Movie From the Rough Roger 2013-06-08
Movie A Resurrection Addison 2013-03-21
Movie In the Hive Mr. Hollis 2012-12-14
Movie Two Lives Mr. Hollis 2012-10-19
Movie Chaarulatha Mean Lion (voice) 2012-09-21
Series The Finder Leo Knox 2012-01-12
Movie Redemption Road Augy 2011-08-26
Movie Cross Erlik 2011-07-12
Movie Green Lantern Kilowog (voice) 2011-06-16
Movie A Crush on You 'Big Jim' Nelson 2011-06-11
Movie Your Highness The Giant Troll 2011-04-08
Movie Legend of a Rabbit Slash (voice) 2011-01-01
Movie Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore Sam (voice) 2010-07-30
Movie Inception Franklin 2010-07-15
Movie The Slammin' Salmon Cleon Salmon 2009-01-17
Movie Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li Balrog 2009-02-27
Movie Adrenaline Dune 2009-10-28
Movie Delgo Elder Marley (voice) 2008-12-12
Movie I Want to Be a Shellfish Mr. Hollis 2008-09-22
Movie Unknown Commander Vachir (voice) 2008-06-04
Movie American Crude Spinks 2008-06-03
Movie Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins Sheriff Otis Jenkins 2008-02-08
Movie The Last Mimzy Nathanial Broadman 2007-02-09
Movie Slipstream Mort / Phil Henderson / Patrolman 2007-02-10
Series Chuck Colt 2007-09-24
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 Brother Bear 2 Tug (voice) 2006-08-17
Movie Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby Lucius Washington 2006-08-04
Movie Racing Stripes Clydesdale (voice) 2005-01-06
Movie The Land Before Time XI: Invasion of the Tinysauruses Big Daddy 2005-01-11
Movie The Island Starkweather Two Delta / Jamal Starkweather 2005-07-21
Movie Sin City Manute 2005-04-01
Series Loonatics Unleashed Unknown 2005-09-17
Movie Dinotopia: Quest for the Ruby Sunstone Stinktooth (voice) 2005-05-17
Movie Pursued Franklin 2004-12-21
Series CSI: NY Unknown 2004-09-21
Movie George and the Dragon Tarik 2004-03-28
Movie D.E.B.S. Mr. Phipps 2004-01-21
Series Teen Titans Unknown 2003-07-19
Movie I'll Sleep When I'm Dead Balrog 2003-05-14
Movie Breakfast with Hunter Jayotis 'Bear' Kurleenbear 2003-06-21
Series Spider-Man: The New Animated Series Wilson Fisk / the Kingpin 2003-07-11
Movie Daredevil Wilson Fisk / The Kingpin 2003-02-14
Movie George of the Jungle 2 Mean Lion (voice) 2003-08-18
Series Two and a Half Men Unknown 2003-09-22
Movie Brother Bear Tug (voice) 2003-10-23
Movie Kim Possible: A Sitch in Time Future Wade (voice) 2003-11-28
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Series The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius Unknown 2002-07-20
Series Kim Possible Unknown 2002-06-07
Movie The Scorpion King Balthazar 2002-04-18
Series George Lopez Unknown 2002-03-27
Movie Sorority Boys Tug 2002-03-22
Movie See Spot Run Murdoch 2001-03-02
Movie Longshot Craps Player 2001-10-25
Movie Planet of the Apes Attar 2001-07-25
Series Static Shock Unknown 2000-09-23
Movie The Whole Nine Yards Franklin "Frankie Figs" Figueroa 2000-02-18
Movie The Green Mile John Coffey 1999-12-10
Movie Breakfast of Champions Eli 1999-02-13
Series Family Guy Unknown 1999-01-31
Movie The Underground Comedy Movie 1999-01-01
Movie Bulworth Bouncer 1998-05-15