How Did Bernie Mac Die? Date of Death, Cause of Death, Age, and Birthday

Bernie Mac death

The TV actor Bernie Mac passed away at age 50, too young.

Biography - A Short Wiki

He gained popularity as a comedian and won the 2002 Television Critics Association Award for Individual Achievement in Comedy for The Bernie Mac Show. 

He was raised by a single mother, Mary, who died of cancer when he was 16 years old. He married Rhonda McCullough in 1977 and they had a child named Je’neice McCullough together. 

How did Bernie Mac die?

Sarcoidosis caused Bernie Mac's death in 2008.

Information about the death of Bernie Mac
Cause of deathSarcoidosis
Age of death50 years
ProfessionTv Actor
BirthdayOctober 5, 1957
Death dateAugust 9, 2008
Place of deathN/A
Place of burialN/A


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.

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My grandmother always told me how you start is how you finish.

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If I can tell someone a story that makes them bend over and laugh, that’s bigger than anything else.

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I was born October 5, 1957, on the South Side of Chicago, in the Woodlawn area, a neighborhood that hasn’t changed much in forty-five years. Our house was on 66th and Blackstone, but the city tore it down when the rats took over.

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Fear is not one of my attributes.

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