Michael Clarke Duncan was a popular American actor who appeared in some super hit movies. His breakthrough role which won people’s heart was of John Coffey from ‘The Green Mile’ (1999).
Before Duncan ventured into acting, he used to work as bodyguard for celebrities like Will Smith, Martin Lawrence, and Jamie Foxx. Duncan’s debut movie had him play the role of a bouncer in ‘Bulworth’, and ‘A Night at the Roxbury’. He was also seen in the blockbuster movie ‘Armageddon’ (1998) which earned him success. In the following years, he appeared in movies including ‘The Green Mile’ (1999), ‘The Whole Nine Yards’ (2000), ‘Planet of the Apes’ (2001), ‘The Scorpion King’ (2002), ‘The Island’ (2005), ‘Sin City’ (2005), ‘Kung Fu Panda’ (2008), and ‘Green Lantern’ (2011).
Duncan was widely seen in number of movies and TV series over the years. His performance in ‘Green Mile’ as John Coffey touched the audiences’ heart and helped him receive positive reviews. The film was one of the most successful and top grossing film of his career.