Standing at an imposing 6'5", Michael Clarke Duncan is best known for his memorable role as John Coffey in The Green Mile
, for which he was nominated for an Academy Award and a Golden Globe. He's since appeared in films like The Whole Nine Yards, Planet of the Apes
and The Scorpion King
. On September 3, 2012, the 54-year-old actor passed away, just two months after suffering cardiac arrest.