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Ernest Borgnine

Ernest Borgnine was born Ermes Effron Borgnino on January 24, 1917 in Hamden, Connecticut. His parents were Charles who had emigrated from Ottiglio (AL), Italy and Anna who had emigrated from Carpi (MO), Italy. As an only child, Ernest enjoyed most sports, especially boxing, but took no real interest in acting. At age 18, after graduating from high school in New Haven, and undecided about his future career, he joined the United States Navy, where he stayed for ten years until leaving in 1945. After a few factory jobs, his mother suggested that his forceful personality could make him suitable for a career in acting, and Borgnine promptly enrolled at the Randall School of Drama in Hartford. After completing the course, he joined Robert Porterfield's famous Barter Theatre in Abingdon, Virginia, staying there for four years, undertaking odd jobs and playing every type of role imaginable. His big break came in 1949, when he made his acting debut on Broadway playing a male nurse in "Harvey". In 1951, Borgnine moved to Los Angeles to pursue a movie career, and made his film debut as Bill Street in The Whistle at Eaton Falls (1951). His career took off in 1953 when he was cast in the role of Sergeant "Fatso" Judson in From Here to Eternity (1953). This memorable performance led to numerous supporting roles as "heavies" in a steady string of dramas and westerns. He played against type in 1955 by securing the lead role of Marty Piletti, a shy and sensitive butcher, in Marty (1955). He won an Academy Award for Best Actor for his performance, despite strong competition from Spencer Tracy, Frank Sinatra, James Dean and James Cagney. Throughout the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s, Borgnine performed memorably in such films as The Catered Affair (1956), Ice Station Zebra (1968) and Emperor of the North (1973). Between 1962 and 1966, he played Lt. Commander Quinton McHale in the popular television series McHale's Navy (1962). In early 1984, he returned to television as Dominic Santini in the action series Airwolf (1984) co-starring Jan-Michael Vincent, and in 1995, he was cast in the comedy series The Single Guy (1995) as doorman Manny Cordoba. He also appeared in several made-for-TV movies. Ernest Borgnine passed away aged 95 on July 8, 2012, at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California, of renal failure. He is survived by his wife Tova, their children and his younger sister Evelyn.

Ernest Borgnine - Filmer
Jan 24, 1917 v Hamden, Connecticut, USA
v movie The Last Command 1955-08-03
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Film Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project Self 2007-10-13
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Film Passion & Poetry: The Ballad of Sam Peckinpah Self 2005-01-01
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Film Blueberry Rolling Star 2004-02-09
Film The Trail to Hope Rose Eugene 2004-01-01
Film Barn Red Michael Bolini 2004-01-01
Film The Long Ride Home Lucas Moat 2003-03-27
Film Spongebob SquarePants: Deep Sea Sillies Mermaid Man 2003-01-28
Film 11'09''01 September 11 Old Man (segment "USA") 2002-09-04
Film The Kiss Of Debt Godfather Mariano 2000-01-01
Film The Lost Treasure of Sawtooth Island Ben Quinn 1999-12-01
Film The Last Great Ride Franklin Lyle 1999-01-01
Film Povodeň Quinton McHale 1998-01-16
Film Malí válečníci Kip Killagin (voice) 1998-07-10
Film Pivní bratři Ted Denslow 1998-07-28
Film Charlie 3: Všichni pejskové slaví Vánoce Carface (voice) 1998-11-17
Serial The Single Guy Manny Cordoba 1995-09-21
Film La Classe américaine Ernest (archive footage) 1993-12-31
Film Tierärztin Christine Dr. Gustav Gruber 1993-11-21
Film Mistress Himself 1992-07-24
Serial MGM: When the Lion Roars 1992-03-22
Film The Last Match Coach 1990-02-01
Film Laser Mission Prof. Braun 1989-11-01
Film Gummibärchen küßt man nicht Bischof 1989-08-17
Film Spike of Bensonhurst Baldo Cacetti 1988-11-11
Serial L'isola del tesoro Billy Bones 1987-11-19
Film Tucet špinavců III: Smrtelná mise Gen. Sam Worden 1987-03-01
Film The Spencer Tracy Legacy: A Tribute by Katharine Hepburn Self (archive footage) 1986-03-09
Film Tucet špinavců: Druhá mise Gen. Worden 1985-02-04
Film Carpool Mickey Doyle 1983-10-05
Film James Bond: The First 21 Years Self 1983-05-27
Film Požehnání smrti Isaiah Schmidt 1981-08-14
Film Útěk z New Yorku Cabbie 1981-05-23
Film Superpolda Willy Dunlop 1980-09-18
Film AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to James Stewart Himself 1980-03-16
Film Černá díra Harry Booth 1979-12-18
Film Na západní frontě klid Stanislaus Katczinsky 1979-11-14
Film The Horror Show (archive footage) 1979-02-06
Film Konvoj Lyle Wallace 1978-06-27
Film Duch letu 401 Dom Cimoli 1978-02-18
Serial Ježíš Nazaretský The Centurion 1977-03-27
Film Natale in casa d'appuntamento Max 1976-01-01
Film Hustle Santuro 1975-12-25
Film Dobrodružství Poseidonu Mike Rogo 1972-12-13
Film The Last Command Mike Radin 1955-08-03