Bernie Mac on His First Performances

Aired on 01/23/2002 | CC tv-pg
Every great comic had to start somewhere. It's not so common, however, to kick off a comedy career after a funeral. Legendary comedian Bernie Mac told Oprah one of his first lengthy performances was at his grandfather's repass, when family gathers after a loved one's funeral. Here, he explains how he became known for putting on a good show in even the least funny circumstances.