John Coffey

John Coffey is a protagonist character from the book The Green Mile. In The Green Mile film he was portrayed by the late actor Michael Clarke Duncan. His date of birth is unknown.

Character Description


John Coffey is an African-American man who is put on deathrow in the 1930's. Not long after being convicted, Coffey shows he has a miraculous healing ability by instantaneously healing Paul Edgecomb's urinary tract infection. He also heals others. He is very large, having to duck under most doors.


  • His initials are similar to Jesus Christ's (J.C.)


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