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|
Black audiences are hard. They always think they’re better than you. So you got to come with a little extra to satisfy them.Bernie Mac
My grandmother always told me how you start is how you finish.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
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
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