Ernest Borgnine Obituary

OBITUARY

Ernest Borgnine dies at 95; won Oscar for ‘Marty,’ showed comic side in sitcom

 

 

The stocky, gap-toothed Connecticut native won an Academy Award for his portrayal of a lonely Bronx butcher looking for love in the 1955 drama ‘Marty.’ He also starred in the popular TV show ‘McHale’s Navy.’

 

By Dennis McLellan
Los Angeles Times
July 8, 2012

 

Ernest Borgnine, who delivered an Academy Award-winning performance as the lonely Bronx butcher looking for love in the 1955 drama “Marty” and displayed his comic side in the 1960s as the star of the popular TV sitcom “McHale’s Navy,” has died. He was 95.

 

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One Response to “Ernest Borgnine Obituary”

  1. Anne says:

    RIP Ernest Borgnine. Truly a fine performer, my most memorable one was in Marty as the delightful Italian bachelor.

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