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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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Print ads for the American Dairy Farmers and Milk Producers "got milk?" milk mustache campaign. (2003-04) See more »

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


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[interview in Playboy, 12/04] I'm not a star, and I don't want to be a star. Stars fall. I'm an ordinary guy with an extraordinary job. See more »


Started his career in stand-up comedy in 1977. His first professional comedy gig was at The Cotton Club in Chicago. He was so broke, he had to borrow a suit from his brother. See more »


Wears a hat at least once in almost all of his films See more »



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