During the ensuing riot his silver belt buckle was stolen Duncan took other security jobs while in Los Angeles while trying to get some acting work in commercials. After having begun his career with several bit parts playing bouncers in films such as Bulworth and A Night at the Roxbury, Duncan first came to prominence when he was cast as Bear in the blockbuster Michael Bay action film Armageddon (1998).
During this time, he worked as a bodyguard for celebrities like Will Smith, Martin Lawrence, Jamie Foxx, LL Cool J, and The Notorious B. G., all the while doing bit parts in television and films. During the production of the film, Duncan struck up a friendship with castmate Bruce Willis and it was Willis' influence that helped him to get his breakout role as gentle giant John Coffey in the Frank Darabont film The Green Mile (1999).
Duncan died of heart complications (caused by theattack he had suffered two months prior) on September 3, 2012, at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.
Michael Clarke Duncan's family has questions about Omarosa Manigault ...
specifically, whether the late actor's fiancee unduly influenced him into re-writing his will months before he died and leaving almost everything to her.
Judy Duncan, Michael's sister, tells TMZ she's hired a lawyer to investigate the circumstances surrounding the change to the actor's will in April 2012, making Omarosa the main beneficiary.
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