Oscar-winning film star Ernest Borgnine dies
Ernest Borgnine, the beefy screen star known for blustery, often villainous roles, but who won the best-actor Oscar for playing against type as a lovesick butcher in Marty in 1955, died Sunday. He was 95.
Ernest Borgnine, who won the best-actor Oscar as a lovesick butcher in Marty in 1955, died Sunday. He was 95.
The rough-hewn actor seemed destined for tough-guy characters but won an Oscar for embodying the gentlest of souls, a lonely Bronx butcher, in “Marty.”
Such an incredibly sad loss today for Hollywood. Legendary actor Ernest Borgnine, who won an Academy Award for his role in 1955´s Marty and possibly best-known for his title role on
Actor Ernest Borgnine, whose career spanned more than six decades on stage and screens big and small, has died in Los Angeles at the age of 95. Bill Whitaker looks back at a Hollywood tough guy, who won an Oscar for playing nice.