Ernest Borgnine

Ernest Borgnine

American actor (1917-2012)
Ernest Borgnine 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.Wikipedia
BornJanuary 24, 1917
HometownHamden, Connecticut, United States of America
Net worth$15 million
Height5'10" (1.77m)
SpouseTova Borgnine (m 1973 - 2012) , Donna Rancourt (m 1965 - 1972) , Katy Jurado (m 1959 - 1963) , Rhoda Kemins (m 1949 - 1958) , Ethel Merman (m 1964 - 1965)
ChildrenSharon Borgnine , Nancee Borgnine , Diana Rancourt-Borgnine , Cris Borgnine
ParentsCamillo Borgnino , Anna Boselli


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2008Golden GlobeBest Performance by an Actor in a Limited Series or Motion Picture MadeA Grandpa for ChristmasNominated
1980Emmy (Primetime)Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a MovieAll Quiet on the Western Front (1979 film)Nominated
1956British Academy of Film & Television ArtsForeign ActorMarty (film)Winner
1956Golden GlobeBest Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - DramaMarty (film)Winner
1956Academy AwardActorMarty (film)Winner