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: 58
Highest Metascore: 58 The Finder: Season 1
Lowest Metascore: 58 The Finder: Season 1
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 0 out of 1
  2. Negative: 0 out of 1
1 tv review
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
58 The Finder: Season 1 Jan 12, 2012 Leo Knox 7.1
tbd The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Season 1 May 25, 1992 Guest 4.5
tbd The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Season 2 Jun 25, 1993 Guest tbd
tbd The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Season 3 Nov 28, 1994 Guest tbd
tbd The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Season 10 May 25, 1992 Guest tbd
tbd The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Season 11 Jun 3, 2002 Guest tbd
tbd The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Season 12 Jun 2, 2003 Guest tbd
tbd The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Season 13 Jun 7, 2004 Guest tbd