Bernard Jeffrey McCullough, better known by his stage name Bernie Mac, was a beloved comedian and actor. He performed aside Steve Harvey, Cedric the Entertainer and DL Hughley in “The Original Kings of Comedy.”
Born and raised on the south side of Chicago, Bernie Mac played unforgettable characters like Dollar Bill in “The Players Club,” Pastor Clever in “Friday” and Jangle Leg in “Life.” He also starred in various blockbuster hits such as Frank Catton in the remake “Ocean’s Eleven” and the title character in Mr. 3000.
From 2001 through 2006, Bernic Mac was also the star of his eponymous show, which followed Bernie and his wife, Wanda, attempt to raise Bernie’s sister three children after she dropped them off en route to rehab.
Bernie Mac died at age 50 from complications of pneumonia on August 9, 2008.
In celebration of his life, here are 7 movies and shows featuring Bernic Mac that you can watch right now:
1. The Players Club
Synopsis: Single mother Diana struggles to provide for her child and pay for her college education. When she meets two dancers from a nearby gentlemen’s club, Diana’s convinced there’s fast money to be made stripping.
Available on: Netflix