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|
Quotes by Bernie Mac
You don’t see me in Los Angeles a lot. I go back home. Because I can’t play the game. I can’t – my tolerance – I know I’m getting old; I’ll be 50 this year. And you know how I know I’m getting old? ‘Cause my tolerance level is low.Bernie Mac
I want people to say at the end of my day, you know, like I used to say about Sidney Poitier and James Cagney and Joan Crawford and Red Skelton and those guys and Bill Cosby. They did quality and substance. You always remember them.Bernie Mac
It was rough being dark. I got heat from my own people more than anyone else. I remember going to my mom and saying, ‘Why am I so black?’ And she said, ‘Because I’m black. You just gotta always work harder than the average bear.’Bernie Mac
I came up in the community center. I used to be physical director of the South Central Community Center in Chicago on 83rd. It’s still there. It used to be around there when I was a kid.Bernie Mac
Fear is not one of my attributes.Bernie Mac