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Ernest Borgnine Overview:

Legendary character actor, Ernest Borgnine, was born Ermes Effron Borgnino on Jan 24, 1917 in Hamden, CT. Borgnine died at the age of 95 on Jul 8, 2012 in Los Angeles, CA .



Ernest Borgnine was nominated for one Academy Award, winning for Best Actor for Marty (as Marty Pilletti) in 1955.

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1955Best ActorMarty (1955)Marty PillettiWon

He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures. In addition, Borgnine was inducted into the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum .

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Classic Movie Coincidence: Ethel Merman, Katy Jurado and

By Annmarie Gatti on Jan 16, 2017 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

If we have enough good times together, I’m gonna get down on my knees. I’m gonna beg that girl to marry me. - as Marty Well, here’s something a little different than our usual Classic Movie Coincidences… Both Ethel Merman and Katy Jurado share a birthday today,... Read full article

“I wasn’t trying to set the world on fire”: Remembering

By Jnpickens on Jan 6, 2013 From Comet Over Hollywood

The heavens gained several stars this year as classic film stars passed away in 2012. Since Comet Over Hollywood did not give several of them the full attention they deserved, the first few days of 2013 will be dedicated to some of the notable celebrities who left us. in 1956 with hi... Read full article

Remembering .

on Jul 13, 2012 From True Classics

The final scene of Marty (1955) opens with the title character () leaning against the wall of a seafood restaurant, one arm raised, loosely grasping a pole that juts out from the side of the building. He stands silently as his friends mill about in front of him, debating what they sho... Read full article

, 95, Passes Away

By Josh Kaye on Jul 10, 2012 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

: January 24, 1917 – July 8, 2012 It is with much sadness that I have to write this sentence…, 95 years old, passed away on July 8, 2012 due to kidney failure. I haven’t had much exposure to him, seeing him in only four films, but he always stood out. ... Read full article

In Memory: (January 24, 1917 – July 8, 2012).

By Dawn on Jul 9, 2012 From Noir and Chick Flicks

(January 24, 1917 – July 8, 2012) was a film and television actor whose career spanned more than six decades. He played many memorable characters in the films of the 1950s, winning an Oscar in 1955 for Marty. A timeless story is about a couple trying to find their soul-mate. ... Read full article

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Ernest Borgnine Quotes:

Ragnar: Look how he glares at me... If he wasn't fathered by the black ram in the full of the moon my name is not Ragnar.

Ragnar: [about Einar] What man ever had a finer son? Odin could have sired him, but I did!

Pike Bishop: He gave his word.
Dutch Engstrom: He gave his word to a railroad.
Pike Bishop: It's his word.
Dutch Engstrom: That ain't what counts! It's who you give it *to*!

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Is an active Republican.

His car licence plate is BORG9.

On February 5 2007, he received California's highest civilian honor, the California Commendation Medal. It was presented to him on the set of A Grandpa for Christmas (2007) (TV) by Major General William H. Wade II, Adjutant General and Commander of the California National Guard for a lifetime of exceptionally meritorious service as well as recognizing Borgnine's "heartfelt advocacy on behalf of military personnel and veterans on many fronts, including the California National Guard".

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