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Ernest Borgnine (1917–2012)

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KNOWN FOR 
McHale's Navy (1962-1966) | The Wild Bunch (1969) | The Dirty Dozen (1967)
AWARDS 
Won 1 Oscar. Another 17 wins & 9 nominations More »
AKA 
Ermes Effron Borgnino
NICKNAME  
Ernie
BORN 
Jan 24, 1917 (died Jul 8, 2012)
HEIGHT 
5' 9½" (1.77m)

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Past Film & Video (128 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Past Television (85 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for TCM: Twenty Classic MomentsTCM: Twenty Classic Moments (TV Movie) Special Thanks  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for SpongeBob SquarePantsSpongeBob SquarePants (TV Series) MermaidMan / MermaidMan Doll / Mermaidman / Mermaid Man (15 episodes, 1999–2012), In Memory Of (1 episode, 2012)  Less 1999–2012 15
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  • Primary photo for The 64th Primetime Emmy AwardsThe 64th Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special) Himself - In Memoriam (archive footage), In Memory Of  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Edición Especial ColeccionistaEdición Especial Coleccionista (TV Series) In Memory Of (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 1
  • Primary photo for Love's Christmas JourneyLove's Christmas Journey (TV Movie) Nicholas, Soundtrack ("Rock Of Ages") (uncredited)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for The Wishing WellThe Wishing Well (TV Movie) Big Jim  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for ERER (TV Series) Paul Manning (2 episodes, 2009)  Less 2009 2
  • Primary photo for Aces 'N' EightsAces 'N' Eights (TV Movie) Thurmond Prescott  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for A Grandpa for ChristmasA Grandpa for Christmas (TV Movie) Bert O'Riley  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for The Trail to Hope RoseThe Trail to Hope Rose (TV Movie) Eugene  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for The Blue LightThe Blue Light (TV Movie) Faerie King  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for The DistrictThe District (TV Series) Uncle Mike Murphy (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003 1
    • Last Waltz (Feb 22, 2003) Uncle Mike Murphy  Less
  • Primary photo for Family LawFamily Law (TV Series) Frank Collero (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002 1
  • Primary photo for 7th Heaven7th Heaven (TV Series) Joe (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002 1
  • Primary photo for Touched by an AngelTouched by an Angel (TV Series) Max (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002 1
  • Primary photo for Walker, Texas RangerWalker, Texas Ranger (TV Series) Eddie Ryan (1 episode, 2000)  Less 2000 1
  • Primary photo for Chicken Soup for the SoulChicken Soup for the Soul (TV Series) Lawrence Yaeger (1 episode, 2000)  Less 2000 1
  • Primary photo for Early EditionEarly Edition (TV Series) Antonio Birelli (1 episode, 1999)  Less 1999 1
  • Primary photo for All Dogs Go to Heaven: The SeriesAll Dogs Go to Heaven: The Series (TV Series) Carface Caruthers / Carface (6 episodes, 1996–1998), Performer ("Casanova") (1 episode, 1996)  Less 1996–1998 6
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  • Primary photo for JAGJAG (TV Series) Artemus Sullivan (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998 1
  • Primary photo for The Single GuyThe Single Guy (TV Series) Doorman Manny / Manny Cordoba (43 episodes, 1995–1997)  Less 1995–1997 43
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  • Primary photo for Pinky and the BrainPinky and the Brain (TV Series) Father (1 episode, 1996)  Less 1996 1
  • Primary photo for Veterinarian Christine II: The TemptationVeterinarian Christine II: The Temptation (TV Movie) Dr. Gustav Gruber  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for The CommishThe Commish (TV Series) Frank Nardino (2 episodes, 1993–1994)  Less 1993–1994 2
  • Primary photo for Veterinarian ChristineVeterinarian Christine (TV Movie) Dr. Gustav Gruber  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for The SimpsonsThe Simpsons (TV Series) Ernest Borgnine (1 episode, 1993), Performer ("Bingo") (1 episode, 1993)  Less 1993 1
    • Boy Scoutz 'n the Hood (Nov 18, 1993) Ernest Borgnine (voice), Performer ("Bingo") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Der blaue DiamantDer blaue Diamant (TV Movie) Hans Kroger  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Home ImprovementHome Improvement (TV Series) Eddie Phillips (1 episode, 1992)  Less 1992 1
  • Primary photo for Burning ShoreBurning Shore (TV Movie) Ernie  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for AppearancesAppearances (TV Movie) Emil Danzig  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for MasqueradeMasquerade (TV Movie) Actor  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Jake and the FatmanJake and the Fatman (TV Series) Col. Tom Cody (1 episode, 1989)  Less 1989 1
  • Primary photo for Jake Spanner, Private EyeJake Spanner, Private Eye (TV Movie) Sal Piccolo  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for OceanoOceano (TV Mini-series) Pedro El Triste (6 episodes, 1989)  Less 1989 6
    • Episode #1.6 (1989) Pedro El Triste (credit only)  Less
    • Episode #1.5 (1989) Pedro El Triste (credit only)  Less
    • Episode #1.4 (1989) Pedro El Triste (credit only)  Less
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  • Primary photo for The Dirty Dozen: The Fatal MissionThe Dirty Dozen: The Fatal Mission (TV Movie) Gen. Sam Worden  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for L'isola del tesoroL'isola del tesoro (TV Mini-series) Billy Bones (5 episodes, 1987)  Less 1987 5
    • Episode #1.5 (Dec 17, 1987) Billy Bones (credit only)  Less
    • Episode #1.4 (Dec 10, 1987) Billy Bones (credit only)  Less
    • Episode #1.3 (Dec 3, 1987) Billy Bones (credit only)  Less
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  • Primary photo for The Dirty Dozen: The Deadly MissionThe Dirty Dozen: The Deadly Mission (TV Movie) General Sam Worden  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for Murder, She WroteMurder, She Wrote (TV Series) Cosmo Ponzini (1 episode, 1987)  Less 1987 1
  • Primary photo for Highway to HeavenHighway to Heaven (TV Series) Guido Liggo (1 episode, 1986)  Less 1986 1
  • Primary photo for AirwolfAirwolf (TV Series) Dominic Santini / Dominic (55 episodes, 1984–1986)  Less 1984–1986 55
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  • Primary photo for Alice in WonderlandAlice in Wonderland (TV Movie) The Lion  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for The Dirty Dozen: Next MissionThe Dirty Dozen: Next Mission (TV Movie) Gen. Worden  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Love Leads the Way: A True StoryLove Leads the Way: A True Story (TV Movie) Sen. Brighton  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for The Last Days of PompeiiThe Last Days of Pompeii (TV Mini-series) Marcus (3 episodes, 1984)  Less 1984 3
  • Primary photo for AirwolfAirwolf (TV Movie) Dominic  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for MasqueradeMasquerade (TV Series) Jerry (1 episode, 1983)  Less 1983 1
    • Pilot (Dec 15, 1983) Jerry  Less
  • Primary photo for CarpoolCarpool (TV Movie) Mickey Doyle  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Blood FeudBlood Feud (TV Movie) J. Edgar Hoover  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Matt HoustonMatt Houston (TV Series) Buster Ryan (1 episode, 1983)  Less 1983 1
  • Primary photo for The Love BoatThe Love Boat (TV Series) Dominic Rosselli (2 episodes, 1982)  Less 1982 2
  • Primary photo for Magnum, P.I.Magnum, P.I. (TV Series) Earl Gianelli / 'Mr. White Death' (1 episode, 1982)  Less 1982 1
    • Mr. White Death (Nov 18, 1982) Earl Gianelli / 'Mr. White Death'  Less
  • Primary photo for All Quiet on the Western FrontAll Quiet on the Western Front (TV Movie) Stanislaus Katczinsky  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for Cops and RobinCops and Robin (TV Movie) Joe Cleaver  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for The Ghost of Flight 401The Ghost of Flight 401 (TV Movie) Dom Cimoli  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for Fire!Fire! (TV Movie) Sam Brisbane  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for Future CopFuture Cop (TV Series) Officer Joe Cleaver / Joe Cleaver / Officer Cleaver (6 episodes, 1976–1977)  Less 1976–1977 6
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  • Primary photo for Jesus of NazarethJesus of Nazareth (TV Mini-series) The Centurion (2 episodes, 1977)  Less 1977 2
    • Part 2 (Apr 10, 1977) The Centurion  Less
    • Part 1 (Apr 3, 1977) The Centurion  Less
  • Primary photo for Little House on the PrairieLittle House on the Prairie (TV Series) Jonathan (2 episodes, 1974)  Less 1974 2
  • Primary photo for Twice in a LifetimeTwice in a Lifetime (TV Movie) Vince Boselli  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for Legend in GraniteLegend in Granite (TV Movie) Vince Lombardi  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for The TrackersThe Trackers (TV Movie) Sam Paxton  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for Who Killed the Mysterious Mr. Foster?Who Killed the Mysterious Mr. Foster? (TV Movie) Deputy Sam Hill  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for Get SmartGet Smart (TV Series) TV Viewer (1 episode, 1968)  Less 1968 1
  • Primary photo for Run for Your LifeRun for Your Life (TV Series) Harry Martin (1 episode, 1966)  Less 1966 1
  • Primary photo for Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler TheatreBob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (TV Series) Melvin Freebie (1 episode, 1966)  Less 1966 1
  • Primary photo for McHale's NavyMcHale's Navy (TV Series) Lt. Commander Quinton McHale / Lt. Cmdr. Quinton McHale (138 episodes, 1962–1966)  Less 1962–1966 138
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  • Primary photo for General Electric TheaterGeneral Electric Theater (TV Series) Major David Orlovsky / Matty Moran (2 episodes, 1961–1962)  Less 1961–1962 2
  • Primary photo for Alcoa PremiereAlcoa Premiere (TV Series) MacHale (1 episode, 1962)  Less 1962 1
  • Primary photo for The Blue AngelsThe Blue Angels (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1961)  Less 1961 1
  • Primary photo for Wagon TrainWagon Train (TV Series) Earl Packer / Estaban Zamora / Willy Moran (4 episodes, 1957–1961)  Less 1957–1961 4
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  • Primary photo for LaramieLaramie (TV Series) Boone Caudie / Major Prescott (2 episodes, 1959–1960)  Less 1959–1960 2
  • Primary photo for Zane Grey TheaterZane Grey Theater (TV Series) William 'Willie' McKinley / Big Jim Morrison (2 episodes, 1957–1960)  Less 1957–1960 2
  • Primary photo for Schlitz Playhouse of StarsSchlitz Playhouse of Stars (TV Series) Hully Brown (1 episode, 1958)  Less 1958 1
  • Primary photo for Navy LogNavy Log (TV Series) Host (1 episode, 1957)  Less 1957 1
  • Primary photo for The O. Henry PlayhouseThe O. Henry Playhouse (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1957)  Less 1957 1
  • Primary photo for Fireside TheatreFireside Theatre (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1955)  Less 1955 1
  • Primary photo for Make Room for DaddyMake Room for Daddy (TV Series) Cop (1 episode, 1954)  Less 1954 1
  • Primary photo for WaterfrontWaterfront (TV Series) Jack Bannion (2 episodes, 1954)  Less 1954 2
  • Primary photo for The Ford Television TheatreThe Ford Television Theatre (TV Series) Gus White (1 episode, 1954)  Less 1954 1
  • Primary photo for The Lone WolfThe Lone Wolf (TV Series) Saks (1 episode, 1954)  Less 1954 1
  • Primary photo for Short Short DramasShort Short Dramas (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1953)  Less 1953 1
  • Primary photo for The Philco Television PlayhouseThe Philco Television Playhouse (TV Series) Mathew O'Rourke (2 episodes, 1951–1952)  Less 1951–1952 2
  • Primary photo for Shadow of the CloakShadow of the Cloak (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1951)  Less 1951 1
  • Primary photo for Goodyear Television PlayhouseGoodyear Television Playhouse (TV Series) Sgt. Lenahan (1 episode, 1951)  Less 1951 1
  • Primary photo for Captain Video and His Video RangersCaptain Video and His Video Rangers (TV Series) Nargola (2 episodes, 1951)  Less 1951 2
Self (134 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Archive Footage (34 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for Welcome to the BasementWelcome to the Basement (TV Series) Corbis (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Sinatra: All or Nothing at AllSinatra: All or Nothing at All (TV Mini-series) Himself (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015
    • Part 1 (Apr 5, 2015) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for The SixtiesThe Sixties (TV Mini-series) Lt. Cmdr. Quinton McHale - McHale's Navy (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014
    • When Television Came of Age (May 29, 2014) Lt. Cmdr. Quinton McHale - McHale's Navy (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Söldner-StoriesSöldner-Stories (Video) Fletcher (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for The 85th Annual Academy AwardsThe 85th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Actor (In Memoriam) (archive footage)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for The EE British Academy Film AwardsThe EE British Academy Film Awards (TV Special) Memorial Tribute (archive footage)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for 19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (TV Special) Himself - In Memoriam (archive footage)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Sidewalks EntertainmentSidewalks Entertainment (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for The O'Reilly FactorThe O'Reilly Factor (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for These Amazing ShadowsThese Amazing Shadows Himself (archive footage)  Less 2011 $250K
  • Primary photo for Moguls & Movie Stars: A History of HollywoodMoguls & Movie Stars: A History of Hollywood (TV Mini-series) Himself (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Heroes of Jules Verne FestivalHeroes of Jules Verne Festival Himself (archive footage)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for For the Love of Movies: The Story of American Film CriticismFor the Love of Movies: The Story of American Film Criticism Himself (archive footage)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for American MastersAmerican Masters (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Z Channel: A Magnificent ObsessionZ Channel: A Magnificent Obsession (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Sam Peckinpah's West: Legacy of a Hollywood RenegadeSam Peckinpah's West: Legacy of a Hollywood Renegade (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Easy Riders, Raging Bulls: How the Sex, Drugs and Rock 'N' Roll Generation Saved HollywoodEasy Riders, Raging Bulls: How the Sex, Drugs and Rock 'N' Roll Generation Saved Hollywood Himself (archive footage)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for VH-1 Behind the MovieVH-1 Behind the Movie (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Chump ChangeChump Change Det. Lt. Mike Rogo (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for BiographyBiography (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2000)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Hollywood Remembers Lee MarvinHollywood Remembers Lee Marvin (TV Movie) General Worden (archive footage)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Sir John Mills' Moving MemoriesSir John Mills' Moving Memories (Video) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for The Fantasy Worlds of Irwin AllenThe Fantasy Worlds of Irwin Allen (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for La classe américaineLa classe américaine (TV Movie) Ernest (archive footage)  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Sinatra 75: The Best Is Yet to ComeSinatra 75: The Best Is Yet to Come (TV Special) Himself (archive footage)  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Hollywood MavericksHollywood Mavericks Dutch Engstrom (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for The Spencer Tracy Legacy: A Tribute by Katharine HepburnThe Spencer Tracy Legacy: A Tribute by Katharine Hepburn (TV Special) Himself (archive footage)  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Little House YearsLittle House Years (TV Movie) Jonathan (archive footage)  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for The Horror ShowThe Horror Show (TV Movie) Self (archive footage)  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for The Dick Cavett ShowThe Dick Cavett Show (TV Series) Hoop from REVENGERS (1 episode, 1972)  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for Lionpower from MGMLionpower from MGM (Short) Barney Sheean (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for Frontier JusticeFrontier Justice (TV Series) Big Jim Morrison (1 episode, 1959)  Less 1959
  • Primary photo for Toast of the TownToast of the Town (TV Series) Themselves / Himself (2 episodes, 1956–1957)  Less 1956–1957
    • Episode #11.11 (Dec 8, 1957) Themselves (archive footage)  Less
    • Episode #9.52 (Sep 16, 1956) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Make Room for DaddyMake Room for Daddy (TV Series) Cop (1 episode, 1957)  Less 1957
Other (2 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS

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