That was over 18 years ago in 2003.
In 2008 he died aged just 50, starring in 29 films in his career, 14 since Bad Santa was released.
In Bad Santa, I think Bernie Mac looks:
Bad Santa scores 6.5 out of 10 on The Movie Database.
Bernie Mac's first acting role was as 'G-George' in Who's the Man?, released in 1993 when he was 35.