Ernest Borgnine Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Ernest Borgnine Quick Info
Height 5 ft 9½ in
Weight 75 kg
Date of Birth January 24, 1917
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Eye Color Blue

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.

Born Name

Ermes Effron Borgnino

Nick Name

Ernest Borgnine

Ernest Borgnine as seen while smiling in a picture
Ernest Borgnine as seen while smiling in a picture (Kingkongphoto & www.celebrity-photos.com from Laurel Maryland, USA / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Age

Ernest Borgnine was born on January 24, 1917.

Died

He passed away at the age of 95 on July 8, 2012, in Los Angeles, California, United States due to kidney failure.

Sun Sign

Aquarius

Born Place

Hamden, New Haven County, Connecticut, United States

Residence

He resided in Los Angeles, California, United States.

Nationality

American

Education

Ernest Borgnine studied at James Hillhouse High School located in New Haven, Connecticut.

Occupation

Actor, Producer, Voiceover Artist

Family

  • 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 as seen alongside Peggy Mondo from the television program 'McHale's Navy'
Ernest Borgnine as seen alongside Peggy Mondo from the television program ‘McHale’s Navy’ (ABC Television / ebay item / Public Domain)

Manager

Ernest Borgnine was managed by Lynda Bensky.

Build

Average

Height

5 ft 9½ in or 176.5 cm

Weight

75 kg or 165.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Ernest Borgnine had dated –

  1. Rhoda Kemins (1949-1958) – Ernest Borgnine and Rhoda Kemins welcomed their daughter Nancee on May 28, 1952.
  2. Katy Jurado (1959-1963)
  3. Ethel Merman (1964) – They got married in 1964 and their marriage only lasted for 42 days.
  4. 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).
  5. Tova Traesnaes (1973-2012)

Race / Ethnicity

White

Ernest Borgnine was of Italian descent.

Hair Color

Gray

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Ernest Borgnine as seen while smiling for the camera as Commander McHale from the television program 'McHale's Navy' in November 1962
Ernest Borgnine as seen while smiling for the camera as Commander McHale from the television program ‘McHale’s Navy’ in November 1962 (Milburn McCarty Public Relations / ebay item / Public Domain)

Distinctive Features

  • A gap between his two front teeth
  • A gruff but gentle voice
  • Machiavellian eyebrows

Brand Endorsements

Ernest Borgnine did endorsement work for Pantheon Internet Kiosks and US Savings Bonds.

Ernest Borgnine Favorite Things

  • One Of His Favorite Hobbies – Collecting stamps

SourceIMDb

Ernest Borgnine as seen in a black-and-white picture while receiving academy award for 'Marty' from Grace Kelly in March 1956
Ernest Borgnine as seen in a black-and-white picture while receiving academy award for ‘Marty’ from Grace Kelly in March 1956 (A Certain Cinema / Public Domain)

Ernest Borgnine Facts

  1. He made his first theatrical film appearance by playing the role of Hu Chang in the adventure movie, China Corsair, in 1951.
  2. 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.
  3. Apart from starring in the film, he also served as the executive producer for the drama film, Hoover (2000).
  4. 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.
  5. Some of the video games like SpongeBob’s Truth or Square and SpongeBob SquarePants: SuperSponge also included his work as a voiceover artist.

Featured Image by Kingkongphoto & www.celebrity-photos.com from Laurel Maryland, USA / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0

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