Michael Clarke Duncan

1957 - 2012

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Michael Clarke Duncan (December 10, 1957 – September 3, 2012) was an American actor. He was best known for his breakout role as John Coffey in The Green Mile (1999), for which he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor and other honors. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Michael Clarke Duncan has received more than 13,763,844 page views. His biography is available in 79 different languages on Wikipedia (down from 80 in 2019). Michael Clarke Duncan is the 204th most popular actor (up from 225th in 2019), the 399th most popular biography from United States (up from 451st in 2019) and the 100th most popular American Actor.

Michael Clarke Duncan was most famous for his role as John Coffey in the movie The Green Mile.

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  • 79

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  • 6.94

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  • 4.69

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Among actors, Michael Clarke Duncan ranks 204 out of 10,030Before him are Jeremy Irons, Lucia Bosè, Kathy Bates, George Clooney, Angela Lansbury, and Paulette Goddard. After him are Jeff Bridges, Janet Leigh, Sharon Stone, Doris Day, Michael J. Fox, and Richard Kiel.

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Among people born in 1957, Michael Clarke Duncan ranks 4Before him are Osama bin Laden, Hamid Karzai, and Hans Zimmer. After him are Daniel Day-Lewis, Dolph Lundgren, Qasem Soleimani, Sid Vicious, Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán, Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow, Stefan Löfven, and Donald Tusk. Among people deceased in 2012, Michael Clarke Duncan ranks 13Before him are Jon Lord, Eric Hobsbawm, Rita Levi-Montalcini, Ahmed Ben Bella, Yitzhak Shamir, and Theo Angelopoulos. After him are Ernest Borgnine, Carroll Shelby, Elinor Ostrom, George Tupou V, Sylvia Kristel, and John Demjanjuk.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Michael Clarke Duncan ranks 399 out of 15,968Before him are Charles Goodyear (1800), Willis Carrier (1876), Alexander Calder (1898), Paulette Goddard (1910), Joseph Stiglitz (1943), and Boris Johnson (1964). After him are Jeff Bridges (1949), Janet Leigh (1927), Thomas Wolfe (1900), Sharon Stone (1958), Little Richard (1932), and Doris Day (1922).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Michael Clarke Duncan ranks 100Before him are Anthony Perkins (1932), Montgomery Clift (1920), Dennis Hopper (1936), Kathy Bates (1948), George Clooney (1961), and Paulette Goddard (1910). After him are Jeff Bridges (1949), Janet Leigh (1927), Sharon Stone (1958), Doris Day (1922), Richard Kiel (1939), and Peter Fonda (1940).

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