Ernest Borgnine

Creative problem-solver who found new angles.

Ernest Borgnine
Age95
Full NameErmes Effron Borgnino
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Biography

Born Ermes Effron Borgnino in the small town of Hamden, Connecticut, the future King Ernest Borgnine was born of two Italian immigrants. His parents, Anna and Camillo, raised him as an only child, instilling in him a love of sports and teaching him the value of hard work. After graduating from high school, King Ernest served his country honorably in the United States Navy for a decade. Once his service ended, he decided to pursue a career in acting, enrolling in the Randall School of Drama and joining Robert Porterfield's Barter Theatre. After four years in Abingdon, Virginia, King Ernest began his illustrious career on the silver screen, and the rest is history.

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Awards
2

  • Oscar1956
    MartyBest Actor in a Leading Role
  • Golden Globe1956
    MartyBest Actor - Drama

Media
149

  • Legend in Granite
  • Ocean
  • Jesus of Nazareth
  • MGM: When the Lion Roars
  • SpongeBob SquarePants
  • Little House Years
  • The Lone Wolf
  • Who Killed the Mysterious Mr. Foster?
  • The Wild Bunch
  • SpongeBob SquarePants: Heroes of Bikini Bottom
  • ER
  • The Fantasy Worlds of Irwin Allen
  • Gattaca
  • Marty
  • Bad Day at Black Rock
  • From Here to Eternity
  • Sir John Mills' Moving Memories
  • Z Channel: A Magnificent Obsession
  • Passion & Poetry: The Ballad of Sam Peckinpah
  • Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project
  • Alcoa Premiere
  • SpongeBob's Boating Bash
  • Love Leads the Way: A True Story
  • The Catered Affair
  • Ingrid Bergman: In Her Own Words
  • McHale's Navy
  • Movie Memories with Debbie Reynolds
  • SpongeBob SquarePants: SuperSponge
  • Alice in Wonderland
  • Emperor of the North
  • The Oscars
  • Storyline Online
  • The Poseidon Adventure
  • The Last Days of Pompeii
  • All Quiet on the Western Front
  • The 50th Annual Academy Awards
  • Escape from New York
  • The Vikings
  • Masquerade
  • Whiplash
  • RED
  • Vera Cruz
  • The 70th Annual Academy Awards
  • Blood Feud
  • Barabbas
  • This Is Your Life
  • The Blue Light
  • Hoover
  • September 11
  • SpongeBob's Truth or Square

Family Tree

Ernest Borgnine, the only child of Anna and Camillo Borgnino, was born into an illustrious family of Italian immigrants. After graduating high school in New Haven, Ernest decided to join the United States Navy, where he served for a decade. After leaving the Navy, Ernest decided to pursue a career in acting, as suggested by his mother. Cris Borgnine became widely-known for his roles in films such as The Core (2003), Apocalypto (2006), and Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (2011). He was married twice, first to Kim Chachere and then to Kim Borgnine with whom he had one child. His legacy continues to live on today, ensuring his name will remain forever enshrined in the annals of entertainment.

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