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Bernie Mac

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Bernie Mac

American comedian and actor add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1957.

Countries: United States (74%), Illinois (11%), (11%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: The Bernie Mac Show, Samuel L. Jackson, Bad Santa

Linked to: Chicago Cubs, Chicago White Sox, Dionne Warwick, Walt Disney Pictures

 

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Bernie Mac was born in 1957 add something


1977

I went into clubs in 1977 and was on the road 47 weeks out of the year add something


1994

He played a small role in 1994's House Party 3 as Uncle Vester add something


1995

Later, Mac acted in minor roles and got his big break as "Pastor Clever" in Ice Cube's 1995 film "Friday" add something


 

He was the star of "The Bernie Mac Show", which ran from 2001 through 2006, earning him two Emmy award nominations for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series add something

 

In 2001, he gave an impressive performance in a supporting role as the villain "Gin Slagel, The Store Dick" in "Bad Santa" add something

 

In 2001, the Fox network gave Mac his own semi-autobiographical sitcom called "The Bernie Mac Show" portraying a fictional version of himself add something

 

RonReaco Lee - In 2001, he appeared in the film "Fire & Ice" as co-star to Robert Aimes, Jr. In 2005, Lee co-starred as Reggie in "Guess Who" with Bernie Mac and Ashton Kutcher

 

The Bernie Mac Show - The pilot episode, aired on November 14, 2001, set up the basic premise for the series: the character Bernie Mac takes in his sister's children after she enters rehab


2002

Savoy Magazine May 2002 During his 20s, he worked in a variety of jobs, including furniture mover and a UPS agent add something


2003

The Bernie Mac Show - For his role in the show, Bernie Mac was honored by the Television Critics Association for Individual Achievement in a Comedy as well as the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series four years in a row: 2003, 2004, 2005, and 2006

 

Bad Santa - "'Bad Santa"' is a 2003 American Christmas black comedy crime film directed by Terry Zwigoff, and starring Billy Bob Thornton, Bernie Mac, and Lauren Graham, with Tony Cox, Brett Kelly, Lauren Tom, and John Ritter in supporting roles

 

Head of State (film) - "'Head of State"' is a 2003 comedy film directed, written by, and starring Chris Rock and co-starring Bernie Mac


2004

The Bernie Mac Show - "The Bernie Mac Show" returned to its original time slot on September 8, 2004 to start the fourth season


2005

Mac had said the condition was in remission in 2005 add something

 

The Bernie Mac Show - "The Bernie Mac Show" has been on that station since 2005, remaining after Mac's 2008 death in his honor


2006

The series finale aired on April 14, 2006 add something

 

The Bernie Mac Show - "The Bernie Mac Show" celebrated its 100th episode on February 3, 2006 despite the fact that the actual 100th episode was not aired until March 31


2007

He starred in "Guess Who-", a comedic remake of the film "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner", and made an appearance in the 2007 film "Transformers" as the car salesman "Bobby Bolivia" add something

 

On March 19, 2007, Mac told David Letterman on the CBS "Late Show" that he would retire from his 30-year career after he finished shooting the comedy film, "The Whole Truth, Nothing but the Truth, So Help Me Mac" add something


2008

He co-starred with Samuel L. Jackson in the 2008 musical comedy "Soul Men" as "Floyd Henderson" add something

 

In 2008, Mac was admitted to the Northwestern Memorial Hospital in his hometown of Chicago, Illinois add something

 

The 2008 Bud Billiken Parade, which was held in Chicago by the time of Mac's death, was dedicated to his memory add something


Bernie Mac died in 2008 add something

 

His death on August 9, 2008 was caused by complications from pneumonia add something

 

John Legend - He has a supporting, singing-only role in the 2008 movie "Soul Men", where he plays the deceased lead singer of a fictitious soul group that includes Samuel L. Jackson and Bernie Mac

 

Jeremy Suarez - He was amongst the thousands of mourners at the funeral of Bernie Mac and gave a heartfelt speech during the eulogy, appearing on "Larry King Live" in 2008 with his fellow cast to discuss Mac's death

 

Ocean's Trilogy - Soderbergh and George Clooney initially downplayed the possibility of an "Ocean's Fourteen" or subsequent sequels due to Bernie Mac's death in 2008


2009

His final film role was as "Jimmy Lunchbox", a flamboyant children's entertainer in the 2009 Disney film "Old Dogs" which was released a year after his death add something

 

Samuel David Moore - In February 2009, Moore filed suit against Bob and Harvey Weinstein, the producers of "Soul Men", a comedy starring Bernie Mac, claiming the film was based on the careers of Sam & Dave

 

Harvey Weinstein - In February 2009, former Sam & Dave singer Sam Moore filed suit against Harvey and Bob Weinstein over the alleged use of Sam & Dave's career as a model for "Soul Men", a Weinstein Co. comedy starring Bernie Mac and Samuel L. Jackson


2015

Richard Pryor - In July 2015, He was mentioned in the Cee Lo Green hit single "Robin Williams", a song paying homage to recently deceased legends such as the aforementioned, Robin Williams, Chris Farley, Phil Hartman, and Bernie Mac.


2016

During Steve Harvey's television show which aired November 14, 2016, Steve Harvey read a proclamation from Chicago's Mayor Rahm Emmanuel proclaiming November 14th as "Bernie Mac Day" add something