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Bernie Mac (1957–2008)

Bernard Jeffrey McCollough was born in Chicago in 1957. He grew up in Chicago, in a rougher neighborhood than most others, with a large family living under one roof. This situation provided him with a great insight into his comedy, as his family, and the situations surrounding them would be what dominated his comedy. Mac worked in the Regal ... See full bio »


(age 50) in Chicago, Illinois, USA

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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 12 wins & 30 nominations. See more awards »

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 2010 Welcome to the Family (TV Movie)
 2008 Starting Under (TV Movie)
 2007 Pride
 2005 Lil' Pimp (Video)
Fruit Juice (voice)
 2003 Bad Santa
 2003 King of the Hill (TV Series)
- Racist Dawg (2003) ... Mack (voice)
 1999/I Life
Jangle Leg
 1997 The Wayans Bros. (TV Series)
- I Do... (1997) ... Shank
 1996 Reasons
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Other Works:

TV commercial for Nike (2003) See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | 7 Interviews | 20 Articles | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


6' 3" (1.91 m)

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[interview in Playboy, 12/04] I was living in a place where I was harming myself. I was irresponsible. I'd lost several apartments. I couldn't hold a job. I was tired of being a no-good son of a bitch who called himself a man but was just a grown boy. See more »


Cousin of Kimberly Bonner. See more »


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