Michael Clarke Duncan Height

"I always say YCDA: you can do anything. If you want  to be a successful actor, you have to believe in yourself more than anything else, and don't let anybody tell you that you cannot do it because you can."

~ Michael Clarke Duncan

There are not many people in the world who can be legitimately called a "mountain of muscles" - Michael Clarke Duncan was one such man. He is no longer with us -- but he was by all accounts a person with a good but big heart...

About Michael Clarke Duncan's Real Height

Michael was a huge man - muscular like a bull, if not exceptionally tall. In the movie The Green Mile, he was made to stand on a platform to make him seem even bigger. One of the guards in the movie - David Morse (that sneaky-looking great actor) was around his own height.

When compared with The Rock, who was 6'3" at that time (The Scorpion King 2002), Mr. Duncan was clearly taller than him by at least 1.5 inches - but looked generally much bigger because of his muscles.  Mr. Duncan himself had claimed to be 6'4" or 6'5" at one time or another

Therefore it is safe to assume that he was definitely between those two numbers. His peak weight was around 360 lb (163 kg) - which would put many pro wrestlers to shame. A comparable person to his size today would be Bob Sapp - a bad fighter but a mountain of muscles as well...

The real height of Michael Clarke Duncan was

6'4½" or 194 cm

Michael Clarke Duncan height comparison with Kevin Hart and The Rock
Michael Clarke Duncan (5'2½") with Kevin Hart and The Rock (6'3" in his prime)

For reference, here is the average human height around the world.

Country Male Female
Indonesia 5'4" 4'11"
India 5'5½" 5'½"
Mexico 5'6½" 5'1½"
China 5'6½" 5'1½"
Japan 5'7½" 5'2½"
Brazil 5'8" 5'3"
Russia 5'9" 5'3¾"
France 5'9" 5'3¾"
United States 5'9¼" 5'4"
United Kingdom 5'9½" 5'4¼"
Canada 5'10" 5'4½"
Australia 5'10" 5'4½"
Germany 5'10½" 5'5"
Netherlands 5'11½" 5'6"
Dinka people of South Sudan 6" 5'7"

Data collected more or less from Wikipedia and some other sources. Expect a slight discrepancy from real life. A more detailed chart can be found here.

"Know what you want to do, because if you don't know what you want to do, you'll get stuck."

~ Michael Clarke Duncan