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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 Roy Rogers Show 1951-12-30
Latest Project:
Series Skwids 2016
Known For
Poster of Delgo
Poster of headLand
Poster of Double the Fist
Poster of Friday
Series Skwids Unknown 2016
Movie The Challenger Dune 2015-03-26
Movie From the Rough Roger 2013-06-08
Movie A Resurrection Addison 2013-03-21
Series Herzensbrecher – Vater von vier Söhnen Erlik 2013-11-02
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
Series Housos Murdoch 2011-10-24
Movie Green Lantern Kilowog (voice) 2011-06-16
Movie Redemption Road Augy 2011-08-26
Movie The Slammin' Salmon Cleon Salmon 2009-01-01
Movie Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li Balrog 2009-02-27
Movie Kung Fu Panda Commander Vachir (voice) 2008-06-04
Movie Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins Sheriff Otis Jenkins 2008-02-08
Movie Delgo Elder Marley 2008-12-12
Movie Slipstream Mort / Phil Henderson / Patrolman 2007-02-10
Series Chuck Unknown 2007-09-24
Movie Brother Bear 2 Tug (voice) 2006-08-17
Series The Megan Mullally Show Unknown 2006-09-18
Movie Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby Lucius Washington 2006-08-04
Movie School for Scoundrels Lesher 2006-09-29
Movie Air Buddies The Wolf (voice) 2006-12-12
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 2005-07-20
Movie Dinotopia: Quest for the Ruby Sunstone Stinktooth (voice) 2005-05-17
Series headLand Nathanial Broadman 2005-11-15
Series Loonatics Unleashed Unknown 2005-09-17
Movie Hellboy Unknown 2004-04-02
Movie George and the Dragon Tarik 2004-03-28
Series Double the Fist Franklin "Frankie Figs" Figueroa 2004-05-21
Series CSI: NY Unknown 2004-09-21
Movie Pursued Franklin 2004-12-21
Movie Kim Possible: A Sitch in Time Future Wade (voice) 2004-10-21
Series Celebrities Uncensored Unknown 2003-06-04
Movie Daredevil Wilson Fisk / The Kingpin 2003-02-14
Series Teen Titans Unknown 2003-07-19
Series Spider-Man: The New Animated Series Wilson Fisk / the Kingpin 2003-07-11
Movie George of the Jungle 2 Mean Lion (voice) 2003-08-18
Series Two and a Half Men Unknown 2003-09-22
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Movie Brother Bear Tug (voice) 2003-10-23
Series George Lopez Unknown 2002-03-27
Movie The Scorpion King Balthazar 2002-04-16
Series The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius Unknown 2002-07-20
Series Kim Possible Unknown 2002-06-07
Series Son of the Beach Attar 2000-03-15
Series Family Guy Unknown 1999-01-31
Movie The Underground Comedy Movie 1999-01-01
Movie The Green Mile John Coffey 1999-12-10
Series King of the Hill Unknown 1997-01-12
Series Buffy the Vampire Slayer Jayotis 'Bear' Kurleenbear 1997-03-10
Series The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Unknown 1996-07-22
Series Arliss Unknown 1996-08-10
Series The Jamie Foxx Show Unknown 1996-08-28
Series Sparks Frank 1996-08-26
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 Shining Time Station Mr. Phipps 1989-01-29
Series Heavy Metal L-Gaim Türsteher in Roxbury 1984-02-04
Series Live with Regis and Kathie Lee Unknown 1983-04-04
Movie Portraits of Women 1970-02-06
Series The Academy Awards Unknown 1953-03-18
Series The Roy Rogers Show Spinks 1951-12-30