The late Michael Clarke Duncan (1957-2012) was one of the strongest men working in Hollywood.
Prior to his breakout role as John Coffey alongside Tom Hanks in the Green Mile, he was a bodyguard for various celebrities including the Notorious B.I.G., Will Smith and Jamie Foxx. The 6’5, 300+ pound build made him an imposing figure both in real life and on stage. The big man died in September 2012 due to a heart attack.
How Much Did Michael Clarke Duncan Bench Press?
Clarke Duncan was never shy above his physical prowess, saying that he would challenge any MMA fighter to a bout in the ring. His reported workout regimen included an hour of lifting and 30 minutes of aerobic exercise. At his peak he could bench press over 600+ pounds, a figure that suits this larger-than-life man.
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