Michael Clarke Duncan (December 10, 1957 – September 3, 2012) was an American actor, best known for his breakout role as John Coffey in The Green Mile, for which he was nominated for an Academy Award and a Golden Globe. He is also recognized for his appearances in motion pictures such as Armageddon, The Whole Nine Yards, Brother Bear, Planet of the Apes, and Daredevil. Duncan was a celebrity bodyguard before turning to acting at the age of 30.
Von Miller #58 of the Denver Broncos watches the instant replay after sacking quarterback Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers during play at Bank of America Stadium on November 11, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina. The Broncos won 36-14. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)