Michael Clarke Duncan

Biography: Michael Clarke Duncan was raised by his single mother on Chicago's South Side. Michael grew up resisting drugs and alcohol, instead concentrating on school. He wanted to play football in high school, but his mother wouldn't let him, fearing he would get hurt. He then turned to acting, dreaming of becoming a famous actor. After graduating from high school and attending community college, he worked digging ditches at Peoples Gas Company in Chicago. When he quit his job and headed to Hollywood, he landed small roles while working as a bodyguard. Michael's role in the movie Armageddon led to his breakthrough performance in The Green Mile, when his Armageddon co-star Bruce Willis called director Frank Darabont, suggesting Michael for the part of convict John Coffey. He landed the role, receiving critical acclaim for his performance.

Michael Clarke Duncan's Scores

Average career score: 45
Highest Metascore: 74 Sin City
Lowest Metascore: 17 Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 22
  2. Negative: 5 out of 22
22 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
26 A Night at the Roxbury Oct 2, 1998 Roxbury Bouncer 7.6
24 See Spot Run Mar 2, 2001 Murdoch 6.8
30 Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore Jul 30, 2010 Sam 5.2
17 Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li Feb 27, 2009 Balrog/Bison (Japan) 3.2
27 Delgo Dec 12, 2008 Elder Marley 2.0