Bernie Mac Dies At Age 50

Emmy and Golden Globe nominated actor and comedian died Saturday at age 50.

"Actor/comedian Bernie Mac passed away this morning from complications due to pneumonia in a Chicago area hospital," his publicist, Danica Smith, said in a statement from Los Angeles.

"The comedian 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. He recently was hospitalized and treated for pneumonia, which his publicist said was not related to the disease."

Bernie was genius, I remember the first time I saw him on Kings Of Comedy, "I want some milk n cookies"/ "Him down stairs"-those lines were so infamous that the The Bernie Mac Show was a spinoff from that joke.Bernie will be missed.

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