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Ernest Borgnine

Ernest Borgnine

Ernest Borgnine is best known as the star of the television series, McHale's Navy, but also won the Oscar as Best Actor for Marty. Among his more than 100 movies are: From Here to Eternity, Bad Day at Black Rock, The Dirty Dozen, The Poseidon Adventure, McHale's Navy and most recently, Gattica. In addition to many mini-series, TV movies and guest appearances, Borgnine was a series regular on such shows as Airwolf and The Single Guy. On stage, his performances include Harvey on Broadway, The Odd Couple, and Hamlet.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2002.

Ernest Borgnine Facts

Birth NameErmes Effron Borgnino
BirthdayJanuary 24, 1917
BirthplaceHamden, Connecticut, USA
Date of deathJuly 8, 2012 (age 95)
Height5' 9" (1m75)  How tall is Ernest Borgnine compared to you?
Awards2011 Screen Actors Guild Awards: 47th Annual Life Achievement Award
1956 Academy Awards: Best Actor (for Marty)
1956 Golden Globe Awards: Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama (for Marty)

Selected Filmography

Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy III/Squirrel Jokes
Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy/Pickles
Jesus of Nazareth
Skeleton Coast
Deadly Blessing
Merlin's Shop of Mystical Wonders
Oliviero Rising
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