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Michael Clarke Duncan Net Worth

Michael Clarke Duncan net worth is

$18 Million



Michael Clarke Duncan Wiki Biography

Michael Clarke Duncan was a famous American voice actor, actor, model, as well as a bodyguard. To the public, Michael Clarke Duncan is perhaps best known for his portrayal of John Coffey in Frank Darabont’s fantasy drama film entitled “The Green Mile”. Based on Stephen King’s novel of the same title, the film received rather positive critical feedback, and gained commercial success by grossing $290 million at the box office worldwide. Aside from Duncan, the main characters were played by Tom Hanks, David Morse, Bonnie Hunt and Doug Hutchison. For his role in the movie, Duncan received a Black Reel Award for Best Supporting Actor, Broadcast Film Critics Association Award, and was nominated for several Academy Awards, Blockbuster Entertainment Awards, and Chicago Film Critics Association Award. Other roles Michael Clarke Duncan is notable for include Michael Bay’s award-winning “Armageddon” with Bruce Willis and Billy Bob Thornton, “Daredevil” starring Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner, as well as “The Scorpion King” with The Rock and Kelly Hu. His most recent roles were in the 2013 thriller film called “A Resurrection”, as well as the “Ultimate Spider-Man” television series, in which he voiced the character of Groot.

Michael Clarke Duncan Net Worth $18 Million

A well-known actor and voice actor, how rich is Michael Clarke Duncan? According to sources, Michael Clarke Duncan’s net worth is estimated to be $18 million, the majority of which he has accumulated during his acting career.

Michael Clarke Duncan was born in 1957, in Illinois, United States. Duncan began his studies at the Kankakee Community College, and then enrolled in Alcorn State University. However, in order to financially support his family, he had to give up his studies at the university, and consequently took a variety of jobs including working as a bouncer at clubs, as well as working at the “People’s Gas Company”. He also worked as a security guard, and later became a bodyguard for such famous people as LL Cool J, The Notorious B.I.G, Will Smith and Martin Lawrence.

Around the same time, Duncan was making minor appearances on television screens. Michael Clarke Duncan quit his job as a bodyguard after the death of The Notorious B.I.G, and focused his attentions on the film industry. He made brief appearances in several movies, before he rose to fame with Michael Bay’s “Armageddon”, which subsequently landed him a role in “The Green Mile”. By then, Michael Clarke Duncan was already a well-recognized actor. Aside from his acting on screen, Duncan took up voice acting, and provided voices for characters in “Brother Bear”, “Kung Fu Panda” and “Green Lantern”. Some of his later roles included films like “A Crush on You” with Sean Patrick Flanery and Kim Rhodes, “In the Hive”, as well as “From the Rough” starring Taraji P. Henson, Tom Felton and LeToya Luckett.

In regards to his personal life, Michael Clarke Duncan was dating the famous reality game show and reality show star Omarosa Manigault. They started their relationship in 2010, and were together until Duncan’s death from a heart attack in 2012.



Net Worth $18 Million
Date Of Birth December 10, 1957, Chicago, Illinois, United States)
Died September 3, 2012, Los Angeles, California, United States
Place Of Birth Chicago
Height 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Profession Actor, Bodyguard, Voice Actor, Model
Nationality American
Siblings Judy Duncan
Nicknames Michael C. Duncan , Michael ‘Big Mike’ Duncan , Big Mike Duncan , Michael Clark Duncan , Michael Duncan , Hollywood , Big Mike , Papa Bear , 마이클 클락 던칸 , Michael Duncan Clarke
Facebook https://www.facebook.com/search/top/?q=Michael+Clarke+Duncan&init=public
Twitter https://twitter.com/officialmcd?lang=en
IMDB http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0003817
Awards Critics’ Choice Movie Award for Best Supporting Actor, Black Reel Awards for Theatrical – Best Supporting Actor (2000), Saturn Awards – Best Supporting Actor (2000), ShoWest Award
Nominations Academy Awards – Best Actor in a Supporting Role (2000), Golden Globe awards – Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture (2000), Awards Circuit Community Awards (ACCA), Blockbuster Entertainment Awards, MTV Movie Awards
Movies The Green Mile (1999), Armageddon (1998), The Whole Nine Yards (2000), The Scorpion King (2002), Daredevil (2003), Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (2006), Brother Bear (2003), Kung Fu Panda (2008), Green Lantern (2011)
TV Shows Skwids (1996), Sparks (1997), They Call Me Sirr (2001), Loonatics Unleashed (2005-2007)
# Trademark
1 Bright, beaming smile
2 Shaved head
3 Due to his imposing size often portrayed brutal villains
4 Known for his especially good natured demeanor
5 Often plays simple characters with hearts of gold.
6 Towering height and muscular frame
7 Deep commanding voice
# Quote
1 [on The Green Mile (1999)] I think the toughest scene for me to film was the two dead girls, simply because I had a lot of crying to do, a lot of howling to do, and it really drained me.
2 My sister [Judith] used to say I had a frail chest and she’d beat me up all the time.
# Fact
1 Duncan had appeared in three comic book feature film adaptations, from three different comic book publishers: He played the DC Comics character Kilowog in Green Lantern (2011), the Dark Horse character, Manute in Sin City (2005), and the Marvel Comics character, Wilson Fisk aka The Kingpin in Daredevil (2003).
2 Following his death, he was interred at Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Hollywood Hills) in Los Angeles, California.
3 Was good friends with actor and professional wrestler Dwayne Johnson.
4 Duncan shared two roles with Dennis Haysbert: Green Lantern, Kilowog and Manute in the “Sin City” films.
5 He is survived by his mother, Jean; his sister, Judith; and by his fiancée, actress Omarosa Manigault.
6 Engaged to Omarosa Manigault from February 2012 until his death in September 2012.
7 Was hospitalized on July 13, 2012 in Los Angeles after suffering cardiac arrest. His fiancée, Omarosa Manigault, started CPR immediately and resuscitated him. Almost two months later, Michael died on September 3, 2012 from complications following the cardiac arrest.
8 Moonlighting as a bouncer and guard at various clubs on Chicago’s South Side, he met one of the producers of the touring stage show, “Beauty Shop, Part 2” and was hired as the producer’s personal security. Although he often asked for the opportunity to act in the play, the producer never gave him the chance.
9 Duncan was a blue belt in Brazilian jujitsu.
10 Duncan had five cats and a chinchilla named Chucky.
11 His Daredevil character, Wilson Fisk/Kingpin, first appeared as an enemy of Spiderman until Frank Miller made him a major enemy of Daredevil. Duncan has played him opposite both characters, on the animated series Spider-Man (2003) and in Daredevil (2003).
12 On July 12, 1979, during the Disco Demolition Night fiasco at Comiskey park, Duncan ran onto the field and slid into third base.
13 He narrated the 2005 Major League Baseball World Series Film, featuring the 2005 World Champion Chicago White Sox.
14 Duncan had appeared in four films with Bruce Willis: Armageddon (1998), Breakfast of Champions (1999), The Whole Nine Yards (2000), and Sin City (2005).
15 He tried out for the Chicago Bears in the mid-1980s. He wanted to try out at for one of the linebacker positions but the coaches chose to see how he would perform at tight end.
16 While filming The Scorpion King (2002), Duncan was accidentally hit by Dwayne Johnson during a fight sequence. He leaned in too far for a hit and his chin connected with Johnson’s elbow.
17 For his role as the criminal mastermind behemoth Kingpin in Daredevil (2003), Duncan put on 40 lbs. to his already-largely-built physique.
18 Duncan did bodyguard work for Will Smith, Martin Lawrence, Jamie Foxx, LL Cool J and The Notorious B.I.G.; he let a friend take over for him the night Notorious B.I.G. got shot, which prompted him to quit that line of work.
19 Duncan had played basketball at Kankakee Community College. After college, he spent several years digging ditches for the gas company in Chicago.
20 He attended Alcorn State University in Mississippi, but dropped out to support his family when his mother became ill. Duncan had an older sister named Judith. Duncan also worked as a security guard for a theatre troupe.
21 Considered becoming a police officer with the LAPD, which was revealed during an interview on Live with Kelly and Michael (1988).
22 Duncan supposedly gave $5.00 to anyone who recognized him on the street and knew what his full name was.

Actor

Title Year Status Character
Bulworth 1998 Bouncer (as Michael ‘Big Mike’ Duncan)
The Players Club 1998 Bodyguard (as Big Mike Duncan)
Caught Up 1998 BB
Built to Last 1997 TV Series
Living Single 1997 TV Series Security Guard
Back in Business 1997 Huge Guard
The Wayans Bros. 1997 TV Series Big Mike
Sparks 1997 TV Series Frank
The Jamie Foxx Show 1997 TV Series Inmate
Skwids 1996 TV Series Body Builder
Weird Science 1996 TV Series Cardinal Carnage
The Twisted Tales of Felix the Cat 1995-1996 TV Series Voices
Panic in the Park 1995 Video Game Security Guard
Married with Children 1995 TV Series Bouncer
The Bold and the Beautiful 1995 TV Series Slash
Friday 1995 Craps Player (uncredited)
Renegade 1995 TV Series Shaka
The Challenger 2015/I Duane
Saints Row IV 2013 Video Game Benjamin King (voice, credit only)
Ultimate Spider-Man 2013 TV Series Groot
From the Rough 2013 Roger
A Resurrection 2013 Addison
In the Hive 2012 Mr. Hollis
Family Guy 2006-2012 TV Series Black Co-Worker Fozzie Bear Boy on Mushrooms
The High Fructose Adventures of Annoying Orange 2012 TV Series Marshmallow King
The Finder 2012 TV Series Leo Knox
Legend of Kung Fu Rabbit 2011 Slash (voice)
Green Lantern 2011 Kilowog (voice)
A Crush on You 2011 TV Movie ‘Big Jim’ Nelson
Cross 2011 Video Erlik
Bones 2011 TV Series Leo Knox
Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore 2010 Sam (voice)
Redemption Road 2010 Augy
Two and a Half Men 2008-2009 TV Series Jerome Burnett
Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li 2009 Balrog Bison (Japan)
The Slammin’ Salmon 2009 Cleon Salmon
Chuck 2008 TV Series Colt
The Suite Life of Zack and Cody 2008 TV Series Coach Little
American Crude 2008 Spinks
Kung Fu Panda 2008 Commander Vachir (voice)
Delgo 2008 Elder Marley (voice)
Welcome Home, Roscoe Jenkins 2008 Otis
Slipstream 2007 Mort Phil Henderson Patrolman
God of War II 2007 Video Game Atlas (voice)
Loonatics Unleashed 2005-2007 TV Series Massive
The Last Mimzy 2007 Nathanial Broadman
Air Buddies 2006 Video Wolf (voice)
One Way 2006/II The General
School for Scoundrels 2006 Lesher
Saints Row 2006 Video Game Benjamin King (voice)
Brother Bear 2 2006 Video Tug (voice)
Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby 2006 Lucius Washington
Minoriteam 2006 TV Series Balactus
The Suffering: Ties That Bind 2005 Video Game Blackmore (voice)
The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius 2003-2005 TV Series Commander Baker
Stewie Griffin: The Untold Story 2005 Video The Stork (voice)
The Island 2005 Starkweather Two Delta Jamal Starkweather
Dinotopia: Quest for the Ruby Sunstone 2005 Stinktooth (voice)
CSI: NY 2005 TV Series Quinn Sullivan
The Golden Blaze 2005 Video Thomas Tatum Quake (voice)
Sin City 2005 Manute
Teen Titans 2005 TV Series Krall / Hayden
George Lopez 2005 TV Series Dr. Holland
The Land Before Time XI: Invasion of the Tinysauruses 2005 Video Big Daddy (voice)
Racing Stripes 2005 Clydesdale (voice)
Pursued 2004 Franklin
Forgotten Realms: Demon Stone 2004 Video Game Slaad Lord Ygorl (voice)
The Fairly OddParents 2004 TV Series Rockwell
Static Shock 2004 TV Series Rashid ‘The Rocket’ Randall
George and the Dragon 2004 Tarik
D.E.B.S. 2004 Mr. Phipps
The Proud Family 2003 TV Series Mongo
Kim Possible: A Sitch in Time 2003 TV Movie Future Wade (voice)
Brother Bear 2003 Video Game Tug (voice)
SOCOM II: U.S. Navy SEALs 2003 Video Game SEAL Operative WARDOG (voice, as Michael Clark Duncan)
R. Kelly: The R. in R&B – The Video Collection 2003 Video Henchman (segment “Down Low”)
Brother Bear 2003 Tug (voice)
George of the Jungle 2 2003 Video Mean Lion (voice)
Spider-Man 2003 TV Series Wilson Fisk The Kingpin Kingpin
Daredevil 2003 Wilson Fisk The Kingpin
King of the Hill 2002 TV Series Coach Webb
The Scorpion King 2002 Balthazar
They Call Me Sirr 2001 TV Movie Coach Griffin
Planet of the Apes 2001 Attar
Cats & Dogs 2001 Sam (voice)
See Spot Run 2001 Murdoch
Star Trek: Klingon Academy 2000 Video Game Opening Movie Klingons (voice)
Soldier of Fortune 2000 Video Game Hawk (voice)
The Whole Nine Yards 2000 Frankie Figs
The Green Mile 1999 John Coffey
Sister, Sister 1999 TV Series Big Earl
Breakfast of Champions 1999 Eli (as Michael Duncan)
The Underground Comedy Movie 1999 Gay Virgin
A Night at the Roxbury 1998 Roxbury Bouncer (as Michael ‘Big Mike’ Duncan)
Armageddon 1998 Bear
Arli$$ 1998 TV Series Lucian Balboa

Soundtrack

Title Year Status Character
Two and a Half Men 2009 TV Series performer – 1 episode
The Land Before Time XI: Invasion of the Tinysauruses 2005 Video performer: “Creepy Crawlies/Stupid Stompers Reprise”

Producer

Title Year Status Character
Redemption Road 2010 co-producer

Thanks

Title Year Status Character
The Challenger 2015/I in loving memory of
The Green Mile: Walking the Mile 2014 Video documentary in memory of
Family Guy 2012 TV Series in memory of – 1 episode
Bones 2012 TV Series in memory of – 1 episode
The 64th Primetime Emmy Awards 2012 TV Special in memory of
Beyond Hell’s Kitchen: Making ‘Daredevil’ 2003 Video documentary special thanks

Self

Title Year Status Character
Legend of Kung Fu Rabbit: Giving the Characters a Voice 2013 Video short Himself
Top 100 Video Games of All Time 2012 TV Movie Himself
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson 2005-2012 TV Series Himself / Himself – Guest / Himself – Excerpt Reader
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 1999-2012 TV Series Himself / Himself – Guest
The Talk 2012 TV Series Himself
The Wendy Williams Show 2012 TV Series Himself – Guest
The Mo’Nique Show 2010 TV Series Himself
Beyond Limits 2010 Documentary Narrator
The Brian McKnight Show 2010 TV Series Himself
For Love of Liberty: The Story of America’s Black Patriots 2010 TV Movie documentary voice
Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief 2010 TV Movie documentary Himself
The Bonnie Hunt Show 2008-2009 TV Series Himself
Chelsea Lately 2009 TV Series Himself
The Girls Next Door 2008 TV Series Himself – Actor
Up Close with Carrie Keagan 2008 TV Series Himself
HBO First Look 2001-2008 TV Series documentary Himself / Himself – Host
Dreaming Slipstream Dream 2008 Video documentary short Himself
BET Awards 2007 2007 TV Special Himself
The 100 Best Black Movies (Ever) 2007 Documentary Himself
An Evening of Stars: Tribute to Aretha Franklin 2007 TV Special Himself
Miracles and Mystery: Creating ‘The Green Mile’ 2006 Video documentary Himself
Last Call with Carson Daly 2002-2006 TV Series Himself / Himself – Guest
The Megan Mullally Show 2006 TV Series Himself
Late Night with Conan O’Brien 2005-2006 TV Series Himself
Reel Comedy 2006 TV Series Himself
The Future in Action 2005 Video short Himself
Beyond the Glory 2005 TV Series documentary Narrator
106 & Park Top 10 Live 2005 TV Series Himself
Live with Kelly and Michael 2005 TV Series Himself
Infiltrating D.E.B.S. 2005 Video short Himself
Sin City: The Premiere 2005 TV Movie documentary Himself
The Ultimate Fighter 2005 TV Series Himself
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show 2005 TV Series Himself
Starz on the Set: Sin City 2005 TV Short documentary Himself
Tavis Smiley 2005 TV Series Himself
Biography 2004-2005 TV Series documentary Himself
World Music Awards 2004 2004 TV Special Himself – Presenter
UFC 47: It’s On! 2004 TV Special Himself
2004 Trumpet Awards 2004 TV Special Himself
Tinseltown TV 2003 TV Series Himself
MTV Hits 2003 TV Series Himself
The Sharon Osbourne Show 2003 TV Series Himself
UFC 44: Undisputed 2003 TV Special Himself
Daredevil: Featured Villain – Kingpin 2003 Video short Himself
The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn 2003 TV Series Himself
9th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards 2003 TV Special Himself
34th NAACP Image Awards 2003 TV Special Himself
MADtv 2001-2003 TV Series Himself
The Daily Show 2002-2003 TV Series Himself
Player$ 2003 TV Series Himself
Beyond Hell’s Kitchen: Making ‘Daredevil’ 2003 Video documentary Himself
Spotlight on Location: The Making of ‘The Scorpion King’ 2002 Video documentary short Himself
The Rock and Michael Clarke Duncan: ‘The Scorpion King’ 2002 Video documentary short Himself
Secrets of Superstar Fitness 2002 TV Series Himself
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Tom Hanks 2002 TV Special Himself
2002 ABC World Stunt Awards 2002 TV Special Himself – Presenter (uncredited)
Hollywood Digital Diaries 2001 Documentary Himself
The 27th Annual People’s Choice Awards 2001 TV Special Himself
WWE Raw 2000-2001 TV Series Himself – Audience Member
Planet of the Apes: Face Like a Monkey 2001 Video documentary short Himself
Planet of the Apes: On Location – Lake Powell 2001 Video documentary short Himself
The Making of ‘Planet of the Apes’ 2001 TV Short documentary Himself – Hosted by ‘Attar’
Planet of the Apes: Rule the Planet 2001 TV Short documentary Himself (uncredited)
2001 Blockbuster Entertainment Awards 2001 TV Special Himself
E! True Hollywood Story 2001 TV Series documentary Himself
32nd NAACP Image Awards 2001 TV Special Himself
ESPY Awards 2000 TV Special
2000 MTV Movie Awards 2000 TV Special documentary Himself
The 2000 World Music Awards 2000 TV Special Himself
Walking the Mile 2000 Video documentary short Himself – ‘John Coffey’
2000 Blockbuster Entertainment Awards 2000 TV Special documentary Himself
31st NAACP Image Awards 2000 TV Special Himself
WrestleMania 2000 2000 TV Special Himself
The 72nd Annual Academy Awards 2000 TV Special Himself – Nominee: Best Actor in a Supporting Role
6th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards 2000 TV Special Himself
14th Annual Soul Train Music Awards 2000 TV Special Himself – Presenter
The Rosie O’Donnell Show 1999-2000 TV Series Himself
The 57th Annual Golden Globe Awards 2000 TV Special Himself – Nominee: Best Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
The Miracle of ‘The Green Mile’ 1999 TV Short documentary Himself
The Directors 1997 TV Series documentary Himself

Archive Footage

Won Awards

Year Award Ceremony Nomination Movie
2000 Saturn Award Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA Best Supporting Actor The Green Mile (1999)
2000 Black Reel Black Reel Awards Theatrical – Best Supporting Actor The Green Mile (1999)
2000 Critics Choice Award Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards Best Supporting Actor The Green Mile (1999)
2000 ShoWest Award ShoWest Convention, USA Male Star of Tomorrow

Nominated Awards

Year Award Ceremony Nomination Movie
2013 Image Award Image Awards Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series The Finder (2012)
2006 Gold Derby Award Gold Derby Awards Ensemble Cast Sin City (2005)
2001 Blockbuster Entertainment Award Blockbuster Entertainment Awards Favorite Supporting Actor – Comedy/Romance The Whole Nine Yards (2000)
2000 Oscar Academy Awards, USA Best Actor in a Supporting Role The Green Mile (1999)
2000 Golden Globe Golden Globes, USA Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture The Green Mile (1999)
2000 Blockbuster Entertainment Award Blockbuster Entertainment Awards Favorite Supporting Actor – Drama The Green Mile (1999)
2000 CFCA Award Chicago Film Critics Association Awards Best Supporting Actor The Green Mile (1999)
2000 CFCA Award Chicago Film Critics Association Awards Most Promising Actor The Green Mile (1999)
2000 Image Award Image Awards Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture The Green Mile (1999)
2000 MTV Movie Award MTV Movie Awards Breakthrough Male Performance The Green Mile (1999)
2000 OFCS Award Online Film Critics Society Awards Best Supporting Actor The Green Mile (1999)
2000 Actor Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role The Green Mile (1999)
2000 Actor Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Theatrical Motion Picture The Green Mile (1999)
1999 ACCA Awards Circuit Community Awards Best Actor in a Supporting Role The Green Mile (1999)
1999 ACCA Awards Circuit Community Awards Best Cast Ensemble The Green Mile (1999)

3rd Place Awards

Year Award Ceremony Nomination Movie
2000 SEFCA Award Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards Best Supporting Actor The Green Mile (1999)

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