|Ernest Borgnine Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 9½ in|
|Date of Birth||January 24, 1917|
Ernest Borgnine was an American actor, producer, and voiceover artist, known for his spectacular career in the entertainment industry as he worked for more than 6 decades and won several awards and nominations such as Academy Award, Golden Globe Award, Lifetime Achievement Award, and Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award.
Ermes Effron Borgnino
Ernest Borgnine was born on January 24, 1917.
He passed away at the age of 95 on July 8, 2012, in Los Angeles, California, United States due to kidney failure.
Hamden, New Haven County, Connecticut, United States
He resided in Los Angeles, California, United States.
Ernest Borgnine studied at James Hillhouse High School located in New Haven, Connecticut.
Actor, Producer, Voiceover Artist
- Father – Camillo Anthony Borgnino/Borgnine
- Mother – Anna (née Boselli)
- Siblings – Evelyn Borgnine Velardi (Younger Sister)
- Others – John Eustacchio W. Borgnino/Borgnine (Paternal Grandfather), Tersilla Vittoria Colombaro (Paternal Grandmother), Vincenzo Boselli (Maternal Grandfather), Beatrice Orsola Luigia Malagoli (Maternal Grandmother)
Ernest Borgnine was managed by Lynda Bensky.
5 ft 9½ in or 176.5 cm
75 kg or 165.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Ernest Borgnine had dated –
- Rhoda Kemins (1949-1958) – Ernest Borgnine and Rhoda Kemins welcomed their daughter Nancee on May 28, 1952.
- Katy Jurado (1959-1963)
- Ethel Merman (1964) – They got married in 1964 and their marriage only lasted for 42 days.
- Donna Rancourt (1965-1972) – The duo was blessed with 3 children – a son named Cristopher (b. August 9, 1969) and 2 daughters, namely, Sharon (b. August 5, 1965) and Diana (b. December 29, 1970).
- Tova Traesnaes (1973-2012)
Race / Ethnicity
Ernest Borgnine was of Italian descent.
- A gap between his two front teeth
- A gruff but gentle voice
- Machiavellian eyebrows
Ernest Borgnine did endorsement work for Pantheon Internet Kiosks and US Savings Bonds.
Ernest Borgnine’s Favorite Things
- One Of His Favorite Hobbies – Collecting stamps
Source – IMDb
Ernest Borgnine’s Facts
- He made his first theatrical film appearance by playing the role of Hu Chang in the adventure movie, China Corsair, in 1951.
- In 1955, Ernest Borgnine was cast as Marty Piletti in the romantic drama film, Marty, in which he starred alongside the likes of Betsy Blair, Joe Mantell, Frank Sutton, and Karen Steele. His acting prowess gained him much critical acclaim and he won Academy Award, BAFTA Award, Golden Globe Award, NBR Award, and NYFCC Award for the film.
- Apart from starring in the film, he also served as the executive producer for the drama film, Hoover (2000).
- Ernest Borgnine provided vocals to a number of characters on several shows and movies like Carface in All Dogs Go to Heaven II as well as All Dogs Go to Heaven: The Series, Father in Pinky and the Brain, Kip Killagin in Small Soldiers, Command in Enemy Mind, Slink in The Lion of Judah, Mermaid Man /Mermaid Man Doll in SpongeBob SquarePants.
- Some of the video games like SpongeBob’s Truth or Square and SpongeBob SquarePants: SuperSponge also included his work as a voiceover artist.
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