Biography - A Short Wiki
He gained popularity as a comedian and won the 2002 Television Critics Association Award for Individual Achievement in Comedy for The Bernie Mac Show.
He was raised by a single mother, Mary, who died of cancer when he was 16 years old. He married Rhonda McCullough in 1977 and they had a child named Je’neice McCullough together.
How did Bernie Mac die?
Bernie Mac's death was caused by sarcoidosis.
|Cause of death||Sarcoidosis|
|Age of death||50 years|
|Birthday||October 5, 1957|
|Death date||August 9, 2008|
|Place of death||N/A|
|Place of burial||N/A|
I became the storyteller of South Side Chicago. I used an old Kiwi liquid shoe polish as a microphone. I’d go around the house interviewing everybody, telling stupid jokes, doing voices. I mimicked Sidney Poitier, Sammy Davis Jr., people on ‘Laugh-In,’ Flip Wilson.Bernie Mac
My grandmother always told me how you start is how you finish.Bernie Mac
You know you poor when you eatin’ breakfast food late. You fryin’ toast? At nine o’clock at night? With bacon? You’re broke.Bernie Mac
I learned hard lessons in life; I had to because I had so much happen: My mother died my sophomore year in high school. The next year, same day, my brother dropped dead. Two years after that, I got married because my girlfriend got pregnant. The year after my wedding, my father – who I had only recently met – died.Bernie Mac
I always wanted to scuba dive. I used to scuba dive undercover like black Aquaman.Bernie Mac