Bernie Mac died on Saturday, August 9, at a Chicago hospital at the age of 50. He was admitted for pneumonia but also had sarcoidosis, a lung disease, that contributed.
Bernie Mac, born Bernard Jeffrey McCullough, has been a performer for 30 years. He began as a stand-up comedian, was one of the founding members of the Kings of Comedy, and acted in television and movies. He was married for 30 years, had a daughter and granddaughter.
Sources- PEOPLE.com, Chicago Tribune.com
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