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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 »

Died:

(age 50) in Chicago, Illinois, USA

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

Known For

The Bernie Mac Show
The Bernie Mac Show Bernie 'Mac' McCullough
(2001-2006)
Ocean's Eleven
Ocean's Eleven Frank Catton
(2001)
Transformers
Transformers Bobby Bolivia
(2007)
Guess Who
Guess Who Percy Jones
(2005)

Filmography

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 2010 Welcome to the Family (TV Movie)
Narrator
 2008 Starting Under (TV Movie)
Bernie
 2007 Pride
Elston
 2005 Lil' Pimp (Video)
Fruit Juice (voice)
 2003 Bad Santa
Gin
 2003 King of the Hill (TV Series)
Mack
- Racist Dawg (2003) ... Mack (voice)
 1999/I Life
Jangle Leg
 1997 The Wayans Bros. (TV Series)
Shank
- I Do... (1997) ... Shank
 1996 Reasons
Show Show Writer (3 credits)
Show Show Producer (3 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (5 credits)
Show Show Self (57 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (14 credits)

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Other Works:

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

Publicity Listings:

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

Height:

6' 3" (1.91 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[interview in Playboy, 12/04] Every time you see a black romance it's over-the-top. There always has to be extreme hostility between the sexes. He has to cheat. She has to show him how independently strong she is, not just as a woman but as a black woman. See more »

Trivia:

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 »

Trademark:

Towering height See more »

Nickname:

Mac-Man

Star Sign:

Libra

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