Knowledge Identifier: +Ernest_Borgnine
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1917.
Countries: United States (63%), (8%), United Kingdom (7%)
Linked to: Universal Studios, James Hillhouse High School, Lakeland College, Donald P. Bellisario
United States Naval Institute - Contributors have included historians David McCullough and James M. McPherson; former sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen such as Ernest Borgnine, Gene_Hackman, and Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.; newsman Walter Cronkite, who covered the Invasion of Normandy in 1944 for United Press; and NBC television anchor Tom Brokaw
Borgnine won the 1955 Academy award for Best Actor for his portrayal of Marty Piletti in the film "Marty"
The Manchurian Candidate (1962 film) - This is true inasmuch as this was the first fight scene in an American film in which a "karateka"a studied karate practitionerfaced off against another "karateka"; however, the 1955 MGM film "Bad Day at Black Rock" featured a fight scene between a conventional fighter, played by Ernest Borgnine, and a karate expert, played by Spencer Tracy
Phyllis Avery - In 1956, she appeared as Maggie Henderson in the film "The Best Things in Life Are Free", a biography of three songwriters played by Gordon MacRae, Ernest Borgnine, and Dan Dailey
Katy Jurado - On the set of "The Badlanders" , Jurado met her costar Ernest Borgnine, who became her second husband on December 31, 1959
He thrived on the adulation from fans for their favorite navy man, and in 1963 received an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series
He joined the Scottish Rite Valley of Los Angeles in 1964, received the KCCH in 1979, was coroneted a 33° Inspector General Honorary in 1983, and received the Grand Cross of the Court of Honour in 1991
One of his most famous roles was that of Dutch, a member of "The Wild Bunch" in the 1969 Western classic from director Sam Peckinpah
His fifth and last marriage was to Tova Traesnaes, which lasted from February 24, 1973 until his death
Tova Traesnaes - She was the fifth wife of the late actor Ernest Borgnine, whom she married on February 24, 1973
Angelo Dundee - Dundee was portrayed by Ernest Borgnine in the 1977 film, "The Greatest"
Ewan Stewart - His first major TV appearance was in 1979 in the TV remake of "All Quiet on the Western Front", with Richard Thomas and Ernest Borgnine
After he was approached by producer Donald P. Bellisario, who had been impressed by Borgnine's guest role as a wrestler in a 1982 episode of "Magnum, P.I.", he immediately agreed
Jan-Michael Vincent - After the completion of his role in the 1983 television miniseries "Winds of War", Vincent was cast as Stringfellow Hawke for the action-espionage series "Airwolf", in which Vincent co-starred with Ernest Borgnine and is the role for which he is best known and remembered, as well as for his rate of pay
Also in 1996, Borgnine toured the United States on a bus to meet his fans and see the country
In 1997, Borgnine was the commencement speaker at Lakeland College, and received an honorary doctorate in humane letters in recognition of his distinguished acting career
In 1998, the Palm Springs, California, Walk of Stars dedicated a Golden Palm Star to him
Katy Jurado's death in 2002 drew Borgnine & Conway much closer, as Tim had heard so much of the actress's death
Sidney Poitier - With the death of Ernest Borgnine in 2012, Poitier became the oldest living man to have won the Academy *award for Best Actor