Bernie Mac Birthday (October 5th)

Bernie Mac Birthday (October 5th)

Bernard Jeffrey McCullough famous by the stage name Bernie Mac was born on 5th October, 1957 in Chicago, Illinois. Bernie was an American comedian and actor. Bernie Mac gained status as the stand-up comedian. Bernie Mac joined comedians Cedric the Entertainer, D.L.Hughley as The Original Kings of Comedy and Steve Harvey.

After hosting in HBO show Midnight Mac, Bernie Mac emerged in several movies in slighter roles. And Bernie Mac illustrious movie character was as the Frank Catton in the re-establish Ocean’s Eleven and its two continuations. Bernie Mac also starred in a lot of films; comprised Mr.3000. Bernie Mac was the celebrity of The Bernie Mac Show, which sprinted from 2001-2006, achieving two Emmy Award nominations for Exceptional Main Actor in the comic series. And his additional movies included Bad Santa, Friday, Transformers and Pride.

Biography of Bernie Mac

Bernie Mac Early life

Bernie Mac was raised through an only mother, Mary. At the age of 16, she expired due to cancer. Bernie Mac joined Chicago Vocational Career Academy. for the period of high school, Bernie Mac started his comic career. Bernie Mac assumed shows for area kids on Chicago's South Side until moving to Tampa, Florida. For the period of 20, Bernie worked in a diversity of jobs, including, UPS agent, bread delivery sales rep and furniture mover.

Career Graph of Bernie Mac

Bernie Mac started as the stand-up comedian in Chicago’s Cotton Pickin’Club. At the age of 32, Bernie achieved the Miller Lite Comic Search, at which base his status as a humorist initiated to grow. And a presentation on HBO's Def Comedy Jam shoved him into the limelight. Bernie Mac opened for Redd Foxx, Natalie Cole and Dionne Warwick. Later, Bernie Mac performed in several additional movies and Bernie Mac had some TV appearances in labels including, How to Be a Player, What's the Worst That Could Happen?, Life and Booty Call. Bernie Mac was one of the some African American comic actors and performed in 2001 remake of Ocean’s Eleven and now becoming the original Bosley for the Charlie’s Angels sequel, Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle. And in the year of 2003, Bernie moved in an extraordinary presentation in supporting role as a villain “Gin Slagel, The Store Dick” in Bad Santa. Bernie Mac appeared in 2007 movie Transformers as a car salesman “Bobby Bolivia”.

And in 2000, Bernie Mac came back to his stand-up comedian heredity, touring the state as one of The Original Kings of Comedy, with Cedric the Entertainer, D.L. Hughley and Steve Harvey.

In 2001, Fox provided Bernie Bernie Mac private sitcom called The Bernie Mac Show. It is based on his private life. And this show achieved an Emmy Award for ‘Outstanding Writing’, and the Peabody Award for superiority in broadcasting, and the Humanities Prize for TV writing that supports human pride and also many other impressive accolades.

In 2004, Bernie Mac had his initial starring character as a retire baseball player in the film Mr. 3000. And in 2003 National League Championship Series, Bernie Mac sang “Take Me Out To The Ballgame” at the Wrigley Field with Chicago Cubs most important the Florida Marlins in series 3-2 and in Diversion 6 by a 3-0 score. In place of saying “root, root, root for the Cubbies" Bernie said, "root, root, root for the champions!" and the Cubs continued to lose this game and series, by some fans asserting that Bernie helped to jinx the Cubs. Later Bernie confessed that Bernie Mac had reviled the North Side’s Cubs his entire life, being a reactionary admirer of South Side’s White Sox and also was seen throughout the White Sox’ 2005 World Series conquest at the U.S. Cellular Field.

After finishing the comic film, The Whole Truth, Nothing but the Truth, So Help Me Mac, on 19th March, 2007, Bernie uttered David Letterman on CBS Late Show that Bernie would retire in his 30-years career. Bernie stated Letterman, “I'm going to still do my producing, my films, but I want to enjoy my life a little bit." And Bernie Mac further said “I missed a lot of things, you know. I was a street performer for two years. I went into clubs in 1977.”

Bernie Mac Personal Life

In 1977, Bernie Mac wedded with Rhonda McCullough. They had single daughter, Je’Niece, who joined Xavier University of Louisiana, and got bachelor degree in Psychology. She also achieved Master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling. Now she is living a marital life with single daughter, Jasmine.


Bernie Mac suffered from the sarcoidosis, a provocative lung disease. On 24th July, 2008, Bernie Mac was admitted in a hospital with an infectivity, which was identified as pneumonia. Next day, publicist declared that Bernie was in “very, very critical condition.” On 9th August, his publicist declared that Bernie had died from the complications of pneumonia unconnected to sarcoidosis.

Bernie Mac dead body was detained on 16th August at the House of Hope mega church. Approximately 6,000 citizens attended his interment. In the middle of mourners, were Richard M. Daley, Chris Rock, Samuel L. Jackson, Jeremy Suarez and the remaining Cedric The Entertainer, Steve Harvey and Kings of Comedy: D.L. Hughley.