Comedian Bernie Mac, Dead at 50

According to CNN, comedic actor Bernie Mac died of complications due to pneumonia in Chicago, which were unrelated to a previous diagnosis of sarcoidosis that went into remission in 2005. The only movies I remember seeing him in were the Ocean’s Eleven trilogy and I had a lot of respect for him then. I do have to say, though, that a NYC taxicab’s in-car entertainment screen is the strangest method of hearing of an actor’s death.

Posted on August 9, 2008 at 14:58 by Trisha Lynn · Permalink
In: News

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  1. Written by Rick Boyer
    on 2008-08-09 at 15:00

    Where did you get your blog layout from? I’d like to get one like it for my blog.

  2. Written by Billy
    on 2008-08-09 at 15:22

    Many random deaths have happened in the past year or so including Heath Ledger and Anna Nichole Smith, just didn’t expect Bernie Mac to be another one. Just goes to show that tomorrow is not a promise so do what you where put on this earth for today, as tomorrow may never come!

    I was shocked to turn on the computer this morning to the headlines of Bernie Mac passing away. It’s hard to believe I will never see another new movie with him in it…

    If you want to view my post.

  3. Written by Gordon McAlpin
    on 2008-08-09 at 17:36

    Rick: It’s modified from a design by Fredrik Fahlstad. He’s gone AWOL, for some reason. I’ve tried to contact him about paying for use of the design, but have never received a response.

  4. Written by MaskedVigilante
    on 2008-08-10 at 09:18

    I loved him in “Bad Santa”. What a shame. A great character actor and very funny guy.

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