Michael Clarke Duncan


Date Of Birth

December 10, 1957


Michael Clarke Duncan worked as a body guard while trying to pursue an acting career in Hollywood. He was cast in the 1998 movie Armageddon where he worked with Bruce Willis, marking the first of four films featuring the two actors together. Duncan's portrayal of Bear in Armageddon led to his breakthrough role in The Green Mile, where he played convict John Coffey and earned several awards.

Since then, Duncan has acquired many movie roles including Franklin 'Frankie Figs' Figueroa in The Whole Nine Yards, Balthazar in The Scorpion King, Breakfast of Champions, Sin City, and Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby, just to name a few.

On 2011, Duncan appeared in an episode of Bones as Leo Knox. He would then reprise this character on spin-off The Finder.

Place of Birth

Chicago, Illinois, USA

Birth Name

Michael Clarke Duncan



Fun Facts

-He reportedly gives $5 to anyone who recognizes him on the street and knows his full name.

-He wanted to become a police officer.

-He has five cats.

-He holds a blue belt in Brazilian JuJutsu.

-He worked as a club bouncer.


1999: The Green Mile
-Black Reel Award: Best Supporting Actor
-Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actor
-Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor


2012 The Finder (TV series)
2011 Green Lantern
2011 A Crush on You (TV movie)
2011 Cross (video)
2011 Bones (TV series)
2010 Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore
2010 Redemption Road
2008-2009 Two and a Half Men (TV series)
2009 Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li
2009 The Slammin' Salmon
2008 Chuck (TV series)
2008 The Suite Life of Zack and Cody (TV series)
2008 American Crude
2008 Kung Fu Panda
2008 Delgo
2008 Welcome Home, Roscoe Jenkins
2007 God of War II (Video Game)
2006-2007 Family Guy (TV series)
2007 Slipstream
2005-2007 Loonatics Unleashed (TV series)
2007 The Last Mimzy
2006 Air Buddies (video)
2006/II One Way
2006 School for Scoundrels
2006 Saints Row (Video Game)
2006 Brother Bear 2 (video)
2006 Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby
2006 Minoriteam (TV series)
2005 The Suffering: Ties That Bind (Video Game)
2005 The Land Before Time XI
2003-2005 The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius (TV series)
2005 Family Guy Presents Stewie Griffin: The Untold Story (video)
2005 The Island
2005 Dinotopia: Quest for the Ruby Sunstone
2005 CSI: NY (TV series)
2005 The Golden Blaze (video)
2005 Sin City
2005 Teen Titans (TV series)
2005 George Lopez (TV series)
2005 Racing Stripes
2004 Forgotten Realms: Demon Stone (Video Game)
2004 Crash Nebula (TV movie)
2004 Pursued
2004 Static Shock (TV series)
2004 George and the Dragon
2004 D.E.B.S.
2003 The Proud Family (TV series)
2003 Kim Possible: A Sitch in Time (TV movie)
2003 SOCOM II: U.S. Navy SEALs (Video Game)
2003 R. Kelly: The R. in R&B - The Video
2003 Brother Bear
2003 George of the Jungle 2 (video)
2003 Spider-Man (TV series)
2003 Daredevil
2002 King of the Hill (TV series)
2002 The Scorpion King
2001 They Call Me Sirr (TV movie)
2001 Planet of the Apes
2001 Cats & Dogs
2001 See Spot Run
2000 The Whole Nine Yards
2000 Soldier of Fortune (Video Game)
2000 Star Trek: Klingon Academy (Video Game)
1999 The Green Mile
1999 Sister, Sister (TV series)
1999 Breakfast of Champions
1999 The Underground Comedy Movie
1998 A Night at the Roxbury
1998/I Armageddon


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6' 5" (1.96 m)



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