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Michael Clarke Duncan height: 6ft 4.25in (194 cm)

American actor best remembered for roles in movies like The Green Mile, Armageddon and Planet of the Apes. He said once "I'm 6'5", 315 pounds" and in 2011 (a Rotten Tomatoes interview) mentioned that "When they see me -- I'm like 6'4, 6'5 -- they go, "Wow, I thought you were taller." I'm like, "No, I'm not. I'm not taller, I'm not bigger." And I weigh 280 now! Some people saw that John Coffey, when I filmed that movie, I weighed 360. But it's a big difference from 360 to 280." Michael also mentioned "I'm only an inch taller than Danny Glover."
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Arch Stanton says on 22/Oct/14
Haha they made him look like 7 ft 9 in The Green Mile.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover says on 21/Oct/14
Rob, is the full 6ft4 possible?
[Editor Rob: he could maybe have passed for it]
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover says on 3/Oct/14
Rob, are you still convinced that he was a strong 6ft4?

Many people here seem to think he was 6ft3 range tops
[Editor Rob: yeah I think he was that, I can't believe he was only 6ft 3 range.]
Andrea says on 8/Mar/14
Rob, here with Zachary Levi:
bit.ly/1lJCiEH
Maybe it's not the best shot to compare them, but he easily looks 4 cms taller than him to me. BUT Levi has Converse and MCD has at least 1.5 inch shoes, so he was in fact a bit taller than Levi at that time. About 6'4 was right, maybe a bit over it when he was younger?
[Editor Rob: I think his listing is ok, a strong 6ft 4 range, somewhere near 6ft 4.5 in 20's?]
Lorne says on 20/Feb/14
I liked the quote about him being "an inch taller than Danny Glovet" it validates both they're listings. You should add it back...
Lomax says on 18/Feb/14
On the green mile when he was walking on an elevated ramp. During the stand still scenes he was standing on boxes. He's taller then Geoff stultz on the TV series the finder. Stultz is like 6'3" or 6'3 1/2" and Duncan has an inch on him easily. R.I.P Michael Clarke Duncan my favorite actor
MoWright says on 27/Dec/13
He was taller in the green mile but only bc they made him stand on a box to make him seem as a very very intimidating figure that looked like he could hurt anyone
Zen911 says on 2/Dec/13
The Green Mile was a mystical/horror movie, and it needed our first look at Coffee to be awesome, thus the entrance with 6' Hanks and 6'4" Morse looked absolutely towered over by Duncan who in real life was not much taller than Morse. Just a guess but Duncan must have been wearing around 8" platforms.
Nenninn says on 31/Oct/13
add 0.25 for peak
Blaze says on 30/Aug/13
@MVT tom hanks is 6ft
hithere says on 12/Aug/13
he looks slighty smaller than kobe Bryant.
Viper says on 10/Aug/13
He was 6'3 max
wiltonstilts says on 3/May/13
I'm gonna miss that guy he was awesome :(.. Oh and u need to upgrade this. He was 6'05
Lenad is sexy says on 25/Apr/13
Rob he looked huge in the green mile, after watching it you might need to consider upgrading him haha RIP Michael
[Editor Rob: put G in the big blocks that Michael wore for that movie and he'd look 6ft 2!]
wiltonstilts says on 12/Apr/13
Ahhh 6'5 that's what he is.
Radek says on 10/Apr/13
MCD is 194/ 6'4 1/2 , you can see he has easily 1,5 inches over the rock (solid 6'3)
Mvt says on 17/Mar/13
RIP I THOUGHT HE WAS 7'5 ft tall cause the other guy and Tom hanks are atleast 6'4 or 6'5
Chhotu says on 7/Feb/13
Height can be a very tall man . It s looked about 6'4 and 6'5 such a good height
Alex says on 1/Feb/13
Indeed, he was a humble talent taken from us soon. RIP Michael.
OX says on 25/Jan/13
Wish I could have met him:( amazing actor and even better person!
Shaun says on 10/Oct/12
475 pounds muscular???? HAHAHAHA.. I thought I heard it all!!!!

LOL, yeah it is, and Challenger #15 is what you call "ripped muscular build" at 100 pounds lighter than that. Obese starts at 700 pounds..
Shaun says on 10/Oct/12
RIP big guy. I actually thought he could look near 6 ft 6 at times.
Gary says on 28/Sep/12
Just found out...man ! Loved any movie he was in. I'm 6' 4" and I'm 50 yrs old so no matter how tall he was, I will miss him as a actor.
Nick says on 19/Sep/12
He looked massive in the Green Mile, I would have guessed 6'8 or 6'9
Donna says on 18/Sep/12
How silly is it to have a page that discusses his height! I didnt know that b4 reading. Btw, you CAN see his feet Several times in Green Mile! And unless you sold him steriods and watched him swallow it, stop lying on the dead! Show some respect!
TURTLEBABY says on 16/Sep/12
I REALLY THOUGHT THAT HE WAS AT LEAST CLOSE TO 6'10
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover says on 13/Sep/12
I'd give him 6ft4.5. His health problems over the last few years may have brought him down a bit. Still can't believe he's gone. I watched The Green Mile last night (one of my favourite movies) and his performance is still a real tearjerker. He should have won the Oscar for it, hands down.
Bigben says on 12/Sep/12
In the green mile I think they just used good camera angles to make him seem taller, he's the same height as David morse who plays one of the guards. But I do agree he looks like he's 7 feet in that movie. I'm 6 foot 9 and he'd looks over my head
runt says on 11/Sep/12
RIP I didn't know 'til today :(
matt678 says on 11/Sep/12
also next to seagal he looked a legit 6 foot 4.25
mike 6 feet out of bed says on 10/Sep/12
Rob why does he tower 6 foot Tom hanks in green mile? He looks like 6"7. Lifts?
[Editor Rob: big blocks on feet like Humphrey Bogart sometimes wore.]
DDuyke says on 10/Sep/12
Height can vary; in the morning most people are up to one inch taller than later in the day. See for yourself. (I am 6'2 in the AM then 6' 1.5" later in day).
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover says on 8/Sep/12
RIP :(
Frank says on 7/Sep/12
It looked like in the Green Mile he was standing on something they never showed his feet They wanted him to look about 7ft I wonder if the the Steriods he maybe took caused him to have the heart problem that killed him ?? he was a young guy RIP
John says on 6/Sep/12
I love The Green Mile and his role and acting in the film. R.I.P Big Guy
matt678 says on 5/Sep/12
my friend was lucky enough to meet ducan before he pasted away my friend is a legitment 6 foot 5 and he said he was basically the same height as duncan mabye a sade taller i personally think he was 6 foo 4.5 which is huge no matter what anyone says

rip big mike you well be missed by many
Larc-186.7cm-188.6cm says on 4/Sep/12
Damn...this guy was awesome and a great actor too.

RIP Big Mike.
Ka says on 4/Sep/12
R.I.P Mr Duncan
johnnyfive says on 4/Sep/12
This gentle giant was 6'4. Looked it many times. He will be missed. R.I.P. big boy.
the giant says on 4/Sep/12
this man is a legand he will be greatly missed r.i.p to a legand
chas says on 4/Sep/12
gutted he was a great actor and looked great on screen
i am sad that he has passed away...
ANDREA[ITA] says on 4/Sep/12
I'm really sorry about his death :( He was a great actor!
Longfella says on 4/Sep/12
RIP mate. A sweet man, met him once, will regret him.
Emil says on 4/Sep/12
RIP Michael. A great actor
tam says on 4/Sep/12
Omg that woman dow. Below tlkon mess bout her biker husband!! Why this is bout Micheal Duncan not ya husband sweetheart!!! And ur husband proably 6'6 and nun but a big ole teddy bear!! Really I mean!! Ik a whole family that lives right down the rode from me all the men I. The family is between 6'5 and 7'0 so one man that 6'6 is no big deal doll face!
taterhead says on 3/Sep/12
Don't matter how tall he was physically. He was a giant force in his acting and truly seened to be an extremely nice man. But, I would not want to be on his bad side since I am way shorter and lighter and smart enough to be respectful of a giant. Prayers with his loved ones!!! Seemed like a very gentle giant. God bless his soul.
Scott W. says on 3/Sep/12
I am a legitimate 6' 3" and 300 pounds. I met him at a party in 08' and I was slightly taller than him, both of us having the same heel height on our shoes. He told us he had slimmed his body weight down to "the mid 200's" due to having a hard time finding work at 300 pounds plus. He was very thick in the chest, traps and upper arms with good sized legs also. He told us about the different camera angles etc. they used to make him seem bigger in the Green Mile and everyone says they think he would be bigger when they meet him. 6'3" max.
HollywoodFan says on 3/Sep/12
RIP Gentle giant. You are missed.
witchdoctor says on 3/Sep/12
Rob he has sadly passed away :( such a great actor and human being,rip to his soul and spirit.
Fern194cm-192cm says on 3/Sep/12
R.I.P big fellah (6,4 for life)
Bobby says on 3/Sep/12
Mptbaggy says on 2/Feb/12
My husband is 6'6.50", 475 lbs MUSCULAR, 52 yr old biker...bottom line, they are Wizard of Oz midgets compared to my husband...

AAHAHA what a joke. You have some kind of inferiority problem/complex. Not only is your husband NOT that big (do you even HAVE a husband?), but you feel the need to prove yourself to others by bragging about a nonexistent husband because you are sad inside. What you have in life isn't satisfying enough so you need to lie and prove yourself to the world. OOOO he's a biker, he must be REALLY hard, huh? Yep, such a tuff guy!
Michael says on 3/Sep/12
R.I.P.
lucas says on 1/Sep/12
In actuality, Michael Clarke Duncan is of a similar height as his co-star David Morse and is a couple inches shorter than James Cromwell. Creative camera angles were used to create the illusion that Duncan as John Coffey towered over the prison staff, even Brutal Howell and Warde. from green mile.
mrrandom says on 27/Aug/12
Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson is 6'5(legit height), and they stood right beside each other and looked to be the same height so I think that makes him 6'5.
Boeing17 says on 25/Aug/12
even in the morning i don't think he is over 193 cm , probably 192 legit guy , looks 192 next to any legit 6'2 ( 188 guy )
ice says on 8/Aug/12
Im pretty shure he is 6'5 . Due to his poor posture he may sometimes look like 6'3 , but 6'2 is just a joke for this hudge guy
Hob says on 6/Aug/12
the max i"ll stick M C D at 6'3 same height as zachary levi rob listed. over 6'3 is a joke
~ \"Hollywood\" says on 26/Jul/12
I have had the opportunity to meet Michael Clarke Duncan on Melrose in 2005 and I can tell you that at a distance he looks as though he is 7 foot tall! When I met him and shook his hand,my hand essentially...disappeared,lol. I am 6'1 and although he is truly 6'5-6'6ish,he is indeed;"A massive man"!! Wide as a door,Jaw like a Mastiff and probably one of the nicest people you ever want to meet,get well Brother!
ECG says on 4/Jun/12
He is 6'5 / 196 cm weight 140 kilos - hudge guy worked as a bouncer most of his life
Foxy says on 8/Feb/12
l believe that Michael is 6ft 5inches tall as claimed, why do all of you find that so difficult to accept, l have two uncles who are 6' 4" and two sones who stand at 6'2", there is a mature man who lives in my suburb who towers at 7' and he is as broad as he is tall and not an inch of fat on him and he has never been on steroids either. there are a few other men in the area who have to stoop to walk into a room and the door in too low for them and a young police woman who stands at 6'9" and she is the shortest of her siblings and shorter than her father. SO GIVE MICHAEL A BREAK
deedee says on 8/Feb/12
l believe that Michael is 6ft 5inches tall as claimed, why do all of you find that so difficult to accept, l have two uncles who are 6' 4" and two sones who stand at 6'2", there is a mature man who lives in my suburb who towers at 7' and he is as broad as he is tall and not an inch of fat on him and he has never been on steroids either. there are a few other men in the area who have to stoop to walk into a room and the door in too low for them and a young police woman who stands at 6'9" and she is the shortest of her siblings and shorter than her father. SO GIVE MICHAEL A BREAK
DInc. says on 6/Feb/12
Mptbaggy says on 2/Feb/12
"My husband is 6'6.50", 475 lbs MUSCULAR, 52 yr old biker...bottom line, they are Wizard of Oz midgets compared to my husband..."

Who is "they"? What kind of information does this give us? How huge your biker-husband is?
Seems more like MptBRAGGY...
Mptbaggy says on 2/Feb/12
My husband is 6'6.50", 475 lbs MUSCULAR, 52 yr old biker...bottom line, they are Wizard of Oz midgets compared to my husband...
Bard says on 22/Jan/12
MCD is 6'3, and that's really tall anyways.
ANDREA[ITA] says on 22/Jan/12
Omg, Lan Jiao you've gone crazy. 6'2 is out of the question for him. He looks surely taller than 6'2 flat. But even 6'4.25 sounds impossible to me, 6'3 range is a safe bet (min 6'3- max 6'3.75)

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