Monday, July 9, 2012
In Memory: Ernest Borgnine (January 24, 1917 – July 8, 2012).
Ernest Borgnine (January 24, 1917 – July 8, 2012) was a film and television actor whose career spanned more than six decades. He played many memorable characters in the films of the 1950s, winning an Oscar in 1955 for Marty. A timeless story is about a couple trying to find their soul-mate.
On television, he played Quinton McHale in the 1962–1966 series McHale's Navy and co-starred in the mid-1980s action series Airwolf, in addition to a wide variety of other roles. Borgnine was also known for his role as Mermaid Man in the animated television series SpongeBob SquarePants. Borgnine earned an Emmy Award nomination at age 92 for his work on the series ER.