|Michael Clarke Duncan
||December 10, 1957
September 3, 2012
Los Angeles, California
Did You Know?
- Michael wanted to play football in high school but his mother wouldn't let him. She was afraid he would get hurt.
- He attended Alcorn State College but soon his mother became ill. Michael dropped out of school to support his family.
- He attended Kankakee Community College and played basketball.
- Before he was discovered, Michael dug ditches for a gas company, but his dream was to be an actor. He was nicknamed "Hollywood" by his co-workers because he was always talking about being a celebrity.
- After his role as Bear in "Armageddon," he was on his way. Bruce Willis personally called director Frank Darabont to suggest Duncan for the part of John Coffey in "The Green Mile."
- His size makes the bodyguard profession almost inevitable. Michael has been the protector of celebrities like Will Smith and Martin Lawrence.
- Michael's mother is only 4'11" and weighs less than 100 pounds.
- Michael's last bodyguard job was in 1997 when he worked for the rapper Biggie Smalls (The Notorious B.I.G). Biggie was shot one night when Michael had switched jobs with a friend. He decided his bodyguard days were over.
- Michael previously dated Alicia Harrison. The two met while filming Armageddon.
- Michael was engaged to be married to reality TV star Omarosa Manigault.
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