Ernest Borgnine

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Quotes (1)

  • Ernest Borgnine: Everything I do has a moral to it. Yes, I've been in films that have had shootings. I made The Wild Bunch (1969), which was the beginning of the splattering of blood and everything else. But there was a moral behind it. The moral was that, by golly, bad guys got it. That was it. Yeah.

Trivia (22)

  • He is best known by the public for his starring role in McHale's Navy.

  • On December 13, 2007, Ernest Borgnine was nominated for a Golden Globe Award in the "Actor In A Leading Role - Mini-Series Or Television Movie" category for his performance in A Grandpa For Christmas.

  • One of Ernest's earliest starring roles was the Captain of the Praetorian Guard in Demetrius And The Gladiators (1954).

  • Ernest auditioned for the role of Vito Corleone in The Godfather (1972).

  • Ernest was the first center square on "The Hollywood Squares" on it's premiere, October 17, 1966.

  • Ernest is 5 feet 9 inches tall.

  • Ernest's license plate reads "BORG9".

  • Ernest speaks fluent Italian.

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