Michael Clarke Duncan

Ex-Coach Remembers Michael Clarke Duncan As 'Hard Worker' Determined To SucceedIt’s a true rags to riches story, and Tuesday night, Oscar-nominated actor and Chicago native Michael Clarke Duncan was being remembered as a man who never forgot his roots after making it big-time in Hollywood.
Chicago-Born Actor Michael Clarke Duncan Dead At 54Michael Clarke Duncan, the hulking, prolific character actor whose dozens of films included an Oscar-nominated performance as a death row inmate in "The Green Mile" and such other box office hits as "Armageddon," "Planet of the Apes" and "Kung Fu Panda," is dead at age 54.