Bernie Mac

 

Age: 50

 

Summary: comedian and actor who starred in one of the U.S. TV's few black sitcoms The Bernie Mac Show and appeared in films including the casino heist Ocean's Eleven, who suffered from sarcoidosis, an inflammatory lung disease that produces tiny lumps of cells in the body's organs, but had said the condition went into remission in 2005.

 

 

Cause of Death: Complications from pneumonia

 

Born: October 5, 1957

 

Died: August 9, 2008

 

Location: Chicago, Illinois