Michael Clarke Duncan dead African American actor scene from The Green Mile movie with tom hanks in background
Michael Clarke Duncan

Michael Clarke Duncan – Deceased African American Actor

Michael Clarke Duncan dead African American actor scene from The Green Mile movie with tom hanks in background
Michael Clarke Duncan

Michael Clarke Duncan was an African American actor. The dead actor was best known as the ‘gentle giant’ bald black prisoner ‘John Coffey’ in the motion picture ‘The Green Mile‘ in 1999 starring Tom Hanks.

Michael Clarke Duncan BALD AFRICAN AMERICAN PRISONER OUT OF THE MEGA HIT MOVIE 'THE GREEN MILE'

Michael Clarke Duncan

Genre

African American Bald Actor

Born

 December 10, 1957, Chicago, Illinois, United States

Alive or Dead

Died on September 3, 2012 aged 57. He was rushed to hospital after suffering a heart attack on July 13, 2012. He died after nearly two months in hospital from complications due to his initial cardiac arrest on July 13.

Best Known for

Movie roles ‘John Coffey’ in The Green Mile – 1999, J. Otis “Bear” Kurleen Bear in Armageddon – 1998, Franklin Figueroa/”Frankie Figs” The Whole Nine Yards – 2000.

Height & Weight

6′ 5″ / 196 cm’s – 315 lbs / 143 kg’s

Nationality

 American

Net Worth

 $18 Million USD

Married or Single

Partner / girlfriend, African American reality Television host ‘Omarosa Manigault’ from 2010 up until his death in 2012. They met in the produce section of a supermarket and started dating soon after. Omarosa performed CPR on Michael while waiting for the paramedics to arrive after she found him having difficulty breathing in his bed after going to bed early.

Gay or Straight

Straight

Interesting Facts and Trivia

He was a giant statue of a man that you did not want to mess with. Before his breakthrough acting roles Michael was a bodyguard for celebrities Will Smith, Martin Lawrence, Jamie Foxx, LL Cool J, Biggie Smalls ‘The Notorious B.I.G’.

He also worked as a bouncer for several Chicago Night clubs.

Michael remained good friends with another popular bald actor Bruce Willis after they met during the filming of Armageddon in 1998.

 

Bald African American Actor Michael Clarke Duncan Best Performances

 


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