Ernest Borgnine

Ernest Borgnine
1917 - 2012
Ernest Borgnine  American Actor

Ernest Borgnine dating history


Ernest Borgnine was previously married to Tova Borgnine (1973 - 2012), Donna Rancourt (1965 - 1972), Ethel Merman (1964), Katy Jurado (1959 - 1963) and Rhoda Kemins (1948 - 1959).


American Actor Ernest Borgnine was born Ermes Effron Borgnino on 24th January, 1917 in Hamden, Connecticut, USA and passed away on 8th Jul 2012 Los Angeles, California, USA aged 95. He is most remembered for McHale`s Navy, Airwolf. His zodiac sign is Aquarius.

Ernest Borgnine was in 2 on-screen matchups, including Shelley Winters in The Love Boat (1977) and Stella Stevens in The Poseidon Adventure (1972).

Ernest Borgnine is a member of the following lists: American film actors, Best Drama Actor Golden Globe (film) winners and American television actors.


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Relationship Statistics

Married5 40 years, 6 months 13 years, 8 months 1 year, 6 months
Total5 40 years, 6 months 13 years, 8 months 1 year, 6 months


First Name Ernest
Last Name Borgnine
Full Name at Birth Ermes Effron Borgnino
Age 95 (age at death) years
Birthday 24th January, 1917
Birthplace Hamden, Connecticut, USA
Died 8th July, 2012
Place of Death Los Angeles, California, USA
Cause of Death Kidney Failure
Buried Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend
Height 5' 9" (175 cm)
Build Large
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Grey
Distinctive Feature Gap between his two front teeth., Gruff, but gentle voice.
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Sexuality Straight
Religion Roman Catholic
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actor
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame McHale`s Navy, Airwolf
Year(s) Active 1951–2012, 1947–2012
Father Camillo Borgnino
Mother Ann (nee Boselli)
Family Member Tova Traesnaes (wife)
Friend Randolph Scott

Ernest Borgnine (; born Ermes Effron Borgnino; January 24, 1917 â€“ July 8, 2012) was an American actor whose career spanned over six decades. He was noted for his gruff but relaxed voice and gap-toothed Cheshire Cat grin. A popular performer, he also appeared as a guest on numerous talk shows and as a panelist on several game shows.

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Ernest Borgnine95 AquariusActor
Tova Borgnine80 ScorpioBusiness
Donna Rancourt-
Ethel Merman76 CapricornSinger
Katy Jurado78 CapricornActress
Rhoda Kemins-


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
GinaFemaleRhoda Kemins
ChristopherMaleDonna Rancourt
SharonFemaleDonna Rancourt


The Man Who Shook the Hand of Vicente Fernandez2012Rex PageMovie
The Lion of Judah2011Slink (voice)Movie
Snatched2011Big Frank BaumMovie
Night Club2011AlbertMovie
Love's Christmas Journey2011NicholasTV Movie
Another Harvest Moon2010FrankMovie
RED2010Henry, The Records KeeperMovie
The Genesis Code2010Carl TaylorMovie
Enemy Mind2010Command (voice)Movie
SpongeBob's Boating Bash2010Mermaid Man (voice)Unknown
The Wishing Well2009Big JimTV Movie
SpongeBob's Truth or Square2009Mermaid Man (voice)Unknown
I Am Somebody: No Chance in Hell2008Judge HollidayMovie
Frozen Stupid2008Frank NorgardMovie
Strange Wilderness2008MilasMovie
Aces 'N' Eights2008Thurmond PrescottTV Movie
The Prologue to Houdini Magic's Expert at the Card Table2008NarratorShort Film
Oliviero Rising2007BillMovie
A Grandpa for Christmas2007Bert O'RileyTV Movie
La cura del gorilla2006Jerry WardenMovie
Renegade2004Rolling StarMovie
The Trail to Hope Rose2004EugeneTV Movie
Barn Red2004Michael BoliniMovie
The Blue Light2004Faerie KingTV Movie
The Long Ride Home2003Lucas MoatMovie
September 112002L'homme (segment "USA")Movie
Whiplash2002Judge DuPontMovie
SpongeBob SquarePants: SuperSponge2001Mermaid Man (voice)Unknown
Hoover2000J. Edgar HooverMovie
The District2000Uncle Mike MurphyTV Show
Castle Rock2000NateMovie
The Kiss of Debt2000Godfather MarianoMovie
Shadows of the Past1999Hotis BrownMovie
The Last Great Ride1999Franklin LyleMovie
The Lost Treasure of Sawtooth Island1999Ben QuinnMovie
Chicken Soup for the Soul1999Lawrence YaegerTV Show
Family Law1999Frank ColleroTV Show
SpongeBob SquarePants1999Mermaid Man, Mermaid Man DollTV Show
12 Bucks1998LuckyMovie
BASEketball1998Ted DenslowMovie
Small Soldiers1998Kip Killagin (voice)Movie
McHale's Navy1997CobraMovie
All Dogs Go to Heaven 21996Carface (voice)Movie
7th Heaven1996JoeTV Show
All Dogs Go to Heaven: The Series1996CarfaceTV Show
Early Edition1996Antonio BirelliTV Show
Captiva Island1995ArtyMovie
JAG1995Artemus SullivanTV Show
Pinky and the Brain1995FatherTV Show
The Single Guy1995Doorman Manny, Manny CordobaTV Show
Tierärztin Christine II: Die Versuchung1995Dr. Gustav GruberTV Movie
ER1994Paul ManningTV Show
Touched by an Angel1994Max BlandishTV Show
Outlaws: The Legend of O.B. Taggart1994Sheriff LaughtonMovie
Walker, Texas Ranger1993Eddie RyanTV Show
Der blaue Diamant1993Hans KrogerTV Movie
Tierärztin Christine1993Dr. Gustav GruberTV Movie
Mistress1992Ernest BorgnineMovie
Mountain of Diamonds1991ErnieTV Movie
Home Improvement1991Eddie PhillipsTV Show
The Commish1991Frank NardinoTV Show
L'ultima meta1991CoachMovie
Any Man's Death1990Herr GantzMovie
Tides of War1990DoctorMovie
Appearances1990Emil DanzigTV Movie
Laser Mission1989Prof. BraunMovie
Jake Spanner, Private Eye1989Sal PiccoloTV Movie
Ocean1989Pedro El TristeTV Show
The Simpsons1989Ernest BorgnineTV Show
Real Men Don't Eat Gummi Bears1989The BishopMovie
Moving Target1988Captain MorrisonMovie
Qualcuno pagherà1988VictorMovie
Skeleton Coast1988Col. Bill SmithMovie
Spike of Bensonhurst1988Baldo CacettiMovie
The Dirty Dozen: The Fatal Mission1988Gen. Sam WordenTV Movie
The Big Turnaround1988Father LopezMovie
Dirty Dozen: The Deadly Mission1987General Sam WordenTV Movie
L'isola del tesoro1987Billy BonesTV Show
Jake and the Fatman1987Col. Tom CodyTV Show
Alice in Wonderland1985The LionTV Show
The Dirty Dozen: Next Mission1985Gen. WordenTV Movie
Code Name: Wild Geese1984FletcherMovie
Airwolf1984DominicTV Movie
Love Leads the Way: A True Story1984Sen. BrightonTV Movie
The Last Days of Pompeii1984MarcusTV Show
Airwolf1984Dominic SantiniTV Show
Highway to Heaven1984Guido LiggioTV Show
Murder, She Wrote1984Cosmo PonziniTV Show
The Manhunt1984Ben RobesonMovie
Young Warriors1983Lt. Bob CarriganMovie
Blood Feud1983J. Edgar HooverTV Movie
Masquerade1983Jerry PulaskiTV Show
Carpool1983Mickey DoyleTV Movie
Matt Houston1982Buster RyanTV Show
Deadly Blessing1981Isaiah SchmidtMovie
Escape from New York1981CabbieMovie
High Risk1981ClintMovie
Super Fuzz1980Sgt. Willy DunlopMovie
When Time Ran Out...1980Tom ContiMovie
Magnum, P.I.1980'Mr. White Death', Earl GianelliTV Show
The Black Hole1979Harry BoothMovie
The Double McGuffin1979Mr. FiratMovie
"Hallmark Hall of Fame" All Quiet on the Western Front1979Stanislaus KatczinskyTV Movie
Convoy1978Dirty Lyle, Lyle WallaceMovie
The Ghost of Flight 4011978Dom CimoliTV Movie
Cops and Robin1978Joe CleaverTV Movie
Crossed Swords1977John CantyMovie
The Greatest1977Angelo DundeeMovie
Fire1977Sam BrisbaneTV Movie
Jesus of Nazareth1977The CenturionTV Show
The Love Boat1977Dominic RosselliTV Show
Holiday Hookers1976MaxMovie
Future Cop1976Officer Joe CleaverTV Show
The Devil's Rain1975Jonathan CorbisMovie
Law and Disorder1974CyMovie
Sunday in the Country1974Adam SmithMovie
Little House on the Prairie1974JonathanTV Show
Twice in a Lifetime1974Vince BoselliTV Movie
Emperor of the North1973ShackMovie
The Neptune Factor1973Chief Diver Don MacKayMovie
Legend in Granite1973Vince LombardiTV Movie
Un uomo dalla pelle dura1972Captain PerkinsMovie
The Poseidon Adventure1972Mike RogoMovie
The Revengers1972HoopMovie
Bunny O'Hare1971Bill Green (Gruenwald)Movie
Hannie Caulder1971Emmett ClemensMovie
The Trackers1971Sam PaxtonTV Movie
Rain for a Dusty Summer1971The GeneralMovie
Who Killed the Mysterious Mr. Foster?1971Deputy Sam HillTV Movie
Suppose They Gave a War and Nobody Came1970Sheriff HarveMovie
The Adventurers1970Fat CatMovie
A Bullet for Sandoval1969Don Pedro SandovalMovie
The Wild Bunch1969DutchMovie
Ice Station Zebra1968Boris VaslovMovie
The Legend of Lylah Clare1968Barney SheeanMovie
The Split1968Bert ClingerMovie
Chuka1967Sgt. Otto HahnsbachMovie
The Dirty Dozen1967General WordenMovie
Laugh-In1967Guest PerformerTV Show
The Oscar1966Barney YaleMovie
The Flight of the Phoenix1965Trucker CobbMovie
Get Smart1965TV ViewerTV Show
Run for Your Life1965Harry MartinTV Show
McHale's Navy1964Lt. Commander Quinton McHaleMovie
Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre1963Melvin FreebieTV Show
McHale's Navy1962Lt. Cmdr. Quinton McHaleTV Show
Go Naked in the World1961Pete StrattonMovie
The Last Judgment1961PickpocketMovie
Alcoa Premiere1961Captain Quentin MacHaleTV Show
I briganti italiani1961Sante CarboneMovie
Il re di Poggioreale1961Peppino NavarraMovie
Man on a String1960Boris MitrovMovie
Pay or Die1960Police Lt. Joseph PetrosinoMovie
The Blue Angels1960TV Show
Season of Passion1959RooMovie
The Rabbit Trap1959Eddie ColtMovie
Laramie1959Boone Caudie, Major PrescottTV Show
The Badlanders1958John 'Mac' McBainMovie
The Vikings1958RagnarMovie
Torpedo Run1958Lt. Archer 'Archie' SloanMovie
Wagon Train1957Earl Packer, Indian Brave, Willy MoranTV Show
The O. Henry Playhouse1957BuckTV Show
Jubal1956Shep HorganMovie
The Best Things in Life Are Free1956Lew BrownMovie
The Catered Affair1956Tom HurleyMovie
Zane Grey Theater1956Big Jim Morrison, WillieTV Show
Three Brave Men1956Bernard F. 'Bernie' GoldsmithMovie
Bad Day at Black Rock1955Coley TrimbleMovie
Marty1955Marty PilettiMovie
Run for Cover1955MorganMovie
The Last Command1955Mike RadinMovie
The Square Jungle1955Bernie BrowneMovie
Violent Saturday1955Stadt, Amish FarmerMovie
Demetrius and the Gladiators1954StraboMovie
Johnny Guitar1954Bart LonerganMovie
The Bounty Hunter1954Bill RachinMovie
Vera Cruz1954DonneganMovie
The Lone Wolf1954SaksTV Show
Waterfront1954Jack BannionTV Show
From Here to Eternity1953Sgt. 'Fatso' JudsonMovie
The Stranger Wore a Gun1953Bull SlagerMovie
Treasure of the Golden Condor1953Bit partMovie
G.E. True Theater1953Major David Orlovsky, Matty MoranTV Show
Make Room for Daddy1953CopTV Show
The Ford Television Theatre1952Gus WhiteTV Show
Short Short Dramas1952TV Show
The Mob1951Joe CastroMovie
The Whistle at Eaton Falls1951Bill StreetMovie
Goodyear Playhouse1951Sgt. LenahanTV Show
Schlitz Playhouse1951Hully BrownTV Show
China Corsair1951Hu ChangMovie
Shadow of the Cloak1951TV Show
Rocky King, Detective1950TV Show
Captain Video and His Video Rangers1949NargolaTV Show
Fireside Theatre1949WoodruffTV Show
The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse1948Mathew O'RourkeTV Show
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wjerryzwjerryzMay 12, 2020

RIP. Great actor

eagle39Feb 1, 2020

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CraigSnyderCraigSnyderMay 21, 2013

I loved Ernest Borgnine, especially when he became Merman in Sponge Bob. I was sad to hear of his passing.


The famous Grand-pa influence of hometown movies. Erne is deja vu delightful!.



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