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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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Born:
Dec 10, 1957 In Chicago, Illinois, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
54
First Appeared:
In the movie Friday 1995-04-26
Latest Project:
Movie The Challenger 2015-03-26
Known For
Poster of The Challenger
Poster of In the Hive
Poster of A Crush on You
Poster of One Way
Filmography
Movie The Challenger Dune 2015-03-26
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 a Rabbit Slash (voice) 2011-01-01
Movie A Crush on You 'Big Jim' Nelson 2011-06-11
Movie Redemption Road Augy 2011-08-26
Movie Green Lantern Kilowog (voice) 2011-06-16
Movie Cross Erlik 2011-07-12
Movie Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore Sam (voice) 2010-07-30
Movie The Slammin' Salmon Cleon Salmon 2009-01-17
Movie Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li Balrog 2009-02-27
Movie American Crude Spinks 2008-06-03
Movie Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins Sheriff Otis Jenkins 2008-02-08
Movie Kung Fu Panda Commander Vachir (voice) 2008-06-04
Movie Delgo Elder Marley (voice) 2008-12-12
Movie The Last Mimzy Nathanial Broadman 2007-02-09
Movie Slipstream Mort / Phil Henderson / Patrolman 2007-02-10
Movie Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby Lucius Washington 2006-08-04
Movie Brother Bear 2 Tug (voice) 2006-08-17
Movie Air Buddies The Wolf (voice) 2006-12-12
Movie School for Scoundrels Lesher 2006-09-29
Movie One Way The General 2006-10-21
Movie The Land Before Time XI: Invasion of the Tinysauruses Big Daddy 2005-01-11
Movie Racing Stripes Clydesdale (voice) 2005-01-06
Movie Sin City Manute 2005-04-01
Movie The Island Starkweather Two Delta / Jamal Starkweather 2005-07-21
Movie Dinotopia: Quest for the Ruby Sunstone Stinktooth (voice) 2005-05-17
Movie 2005 Chicago White Sox: The Official World Series Film narrator 2005-10-26
Movie D.E.B.S. Mr. Phipps 2004-01-21
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
Movie Daredevil Wilson Fisk / The Kingpin 2003-02-14
Series Spider-Man: The New Animated Series Wilson Fisk / the Kingpin 2003-07-11
Movie Kim Possible: A Sitch in Time Future Wade (voice) 2003-11-28
Movie George of the Jungle 2 Mean Lion (voice) 2003-08-18
Movie Brother Bear Tug (voice) 2003-10-23
Movie The Scorpion King Balthazar 2002-04-18
Movie See Spot Run Murdoch 2001-03-02
Movie Planet of the Apes Attar 2001-07-25
Movie The Whole Nine Yards Franklin "Frankie Figs" Figueroa 2000-02-18
Movie The Underground Comedy Movie 1999-01-01
Movie Breakfast of Champions Eli 1999-02-13
Movie The Green Mile John Coffey 1999-12-10
Movie Caught Up BB 1998-02-27
Movie Bulworth Bouncer 1998-05-15
Movie Armageddon Jayotis 'Bear' Kurleenbear 1998-07-01
Movie A Night at the Roxbury Roxbury Bouncer 1998-10-01
Series Built to Last 1997-09-24
Series Sparks Frank 1996-08-26
Movie Friday Craps Player 1995-04-26