The famous comedian Bernie Mac died as a result of complications from pneumonia. Bernie Mac suffered from a lung disease named sarcoidosis which his an inflammatory lung disease that creates little lumps of cells in the body’s organs, but his publicist said the pneumonia was not related to the sarcoidosis.
The fact that Bernie Mac is dead at such a young age (50) and so suddenly is shocking and sad. Bernie Mac was the funny dad on the popular sitcom “The Bernie Mac show” and has performed in films such as “Oceans Eleven”.
Bernie Mac was born on October 5, 1957 and passed away August 9, 2008. Bernie Mac’s real name was Bernard Jeffrey McCullough. Bernie Mac grew up on the South Side of Chicago and gained popularity as a standup comedian there, eventually joining the Original Kings of Comedy. “The Bernie Mac show” earned two Emmy nominations.
Bernie Mac is survived by his wife of 31 years, Rhonda McCullough, and his daughter Je’Niece McCullough and one grandchild.
Bernie Mac was a great comedian and his death at such a young age is a tragic loss for the world. He was a great entertainer who made millions of people’s lives better.
Rest in peace, Bernie Mac.