October 5, 1957
August 9, 2008
6 ft 2½ in | 189 cm
90 kg | 198.5 lbs
Bernard Jeffrey McCullough was born in Chicago, Illinois, United States, on October 5, 1957, was an American actor and comedian.
Young Bernie Mac first started performing at Regal Theater and Chicago parks.
He began his professional career as a stand-up comedian in Chicago's Cotton Club.
He made his big screen debut in romantic drama film Ice Castles (1978) in role as Himself.
He got his television debut on HBO's Def Comedy Jam (1992).
Bernie's breakthrough performance came as Bernie "Mac" McCullough in Fox sitcom The Bernie Mac Show (2001-2006).
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He played Frank Catton in Steven Soderbergh's Ocean's movies series:
Ocean's Eleven (2001), for which he was nominated for the MTV Movie Award for Best On-Screen Team
Ocean's Twelve (2004), for which he was nominated for the BET Comedy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Theatrical Film
Ocean's Thirteen (2007)
He won the Black Reel Award for Best Actor, Musical or Comedy for his role as Stan Ross in sports comedy movie Mr 3000 (2004).
He was nominated for the Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture for his role as Mitch Gilliam in political comedy film Head of State (2003).
He was nominated for the BET Award for Best Actor for his roleas Jimmy Bosley in action comedy movie Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (2003).
He was nominated for the BET Comedy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Box Office Movie for his role as Gin Slagel in drama comedy movie Bad Santa (2003).
He was nominated for the BET Comedy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Theatrical Film for his role as Percy Jones in comedy romance movie Guess Who (2005).
Don King: Only in America (1997) drama sport as Bundini Brown
House Party 3 (1994) comedy in role as Uncle Vester
Friday (1995) drama comedy as Pastor Clever
Transformers (2007) science fiction action as Bobby Bolivia, a used cars salesman
Old Dogs (2009) comedy as Jimmy Lunchbox
Soul Men (2008) musical comedy as Floyd Henderson
Pride (2007) sports drama as Elston
Get on the Bus (1996) drama as Jay
He starred in stand-up comedy documentary film The Original Kings of Comedy (2000).
He was nominated for two Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series and two Golden Globe Awards for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy also won four NAACP Image Awards for Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series for his role as Bernie "Mac" McCullough in Fox sitcom The Bernie Mac Show (2001-2006).
He played Uncle Bernie in UPN sitcom Moesha (1996–1999).
He hosted Saturday Night Live in 2003.
Graduated from Chicago Vocational High School in 1975.
Attended Jesuit High School in Tampa, Florida.
Had African-American ancestry.
He won the Miller Lite Comedy Search in 1990, at the age of 32.
Released his books: "I Ain't Scared of You: Bernie Mac on How Life Is" (2001) and "Maybe You Never Cry Again" (2003).
He was a Chicago White Sox fan.
He was close friend with actor Robin Harris.
Bernie died on August 9, 2008, Chicago, Illinois, United States, at age of 50.
He was married to Rhonda McCullough (1977-2008), they had one daughter, Ja’Niece McCollough.