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People Staff
August 11, 2008 AT 03:10 PM EDT

Sad news clouded the weekend with the deaths of comedian Bernie Mac and music legend Isaac Hayes.

Mac, 50, who was known for his roles in Ocean’s Eleven and Transformers was lost the battle while recuperating from pneumonia on Saturday in a Chicago hospital.

Ironically, the legendary musician, Hayes, who starred with Mac in the upcoming Soul men, died only hours later in his apartment in Memphis, TN. Many recognized Hayes as the voice of “Chef” in South Park (Comedy Central).

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