Michael Clarke Duncan - Quotes

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So it was a thing that my mother always taught me to go for your goals and never give up no matter what they are, and I started believing that later on in life.

So it was a thing that my mother always taught me to go for your goals and never give up no matter what they are, and I started believing that later on in life.

Whenever I'm having a bad day and have an attitude, I stay home. I keep it at home.

Whenever I'm having a bad day and have an attitude, I stay home. I keep it at home.

The person that's always talkin', you don't have to worry about that person. The person that while you're in his face, he's just lookin' at you with a smile on his face, that's the guy you worry about. ---->>>

When something happens, we always say it happens for a reason. ---->>>

People always have an opinion. Doesn't mean it's right, doesn't mean it's wrong, but we have to respect their opinion.

People always have an opinion. Doesn't mean it's right, doesn't mean it's wrong, but we have to respect their opinion.

I'm used to being the big tough guy, the bodyguard type. ---->>>

I was up around 340 pounds because the producers said they wanted a really big guy - and I'm not that big, you know! I've lost it all now though. I'm 285 pounds, my sexy weight! ---->>>

Whatever God gave you, you have to work that to your best ability - especially out here in Hollywood, the land of beautiful people. ---->>>

Once an actor told me he went to the Shakespeare School of Acting, and I said, 'I went to the Shakespeare of Acting, too' and he said, 'Oh really?' And I said, 'I went to Shakespeare Elementary School in Chicago.' He didn't take the joke well, he didn't laugh and didn't think it was funny - I thought it was funny. It's all the same to me. ---->>>

My sister used to say I had a frail chest and she 'd beat me up all the time. ---->>>

I really don't have favorites; I'm just a fan of movies, period. ---->>>

I tell people, 'It's just like a cliche, but it's true: In Hollywood, dreams can come true.' ---->>>

When I get the chance, I'm at the theaters all the time, trying to check out the latest movies. ---->>>

David Boreanaz is actually a very good director and he directed one of our episodes. Excellent director, knew exactly what he wanted. We never had long days with David. He was great, he knew exactly what he wanted and he's a fantastic director. ---->>>

I love acting it's apart of me and I try to put a little bit of myself in each of my roles. ---->>>

I think as an actor you want to keep being challenged. ---->>>

I think I'd do pretty good on 'Glee' singing. ---->>>

I try to avoid typecasting by doing different roles. ---->>>

I'm an emotional person, a very emotional person. ---->>>

Of course, people told me, 'Mikey, you will never be an actor. You don't have the look. You're ugly.' ---->>>

I came up during that time when music, to me, was really music. It wasn't about talking about a woman and calling them a derogatory name or something like that. It was real music. ---->>>

When I was coming up, I kept a ton of comic books, almost 300 comic books. Back in the day, they didn't used to cost that much, so I used to keep 'em, collect 'em, trade 'em. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 12-10, 1957
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Die: 09-03, 2012
Occupation: Actor
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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 (1999), for which he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor and various similar honors. He also appeared in motion pictures such as Armageddon (1998), The Whole Nine Yards (2000), The Scorpion King (2002), Daredevil (2003) and Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (2006) (wikipedia)