what roles is Ernest Borgnine best known for?
With more than 200 film and TV credits to his name, Ernest Borgnine (born Ermes Effron Borgnine on January 24, 1917 in Hamden, Connecticut) is known for many roles.
Some of the biggest might include:
- Sgt. 'Fatso' Judson in From Here to Eternity (1953)
Lew Brown in The Best Things in Life Are Free (1956)
Lt. Cmdr. Quinton McHale in McHale's Navy (1962-1966)
General Worden in The Dirty Dozen (1967)
Boris Vaslov in Ice Station Zebra (1968)
Dutch Engstrom in The Wild Bunch (1969)
Rogo in The Poseidon Adventure (1972)
Stanislaus Katczinsky in All Quiet on the Western Front (1979)
Dominic in Airwolf (1984-1986)
Henry in Red (2010)
Borgnine's acting career spanned some 7 decades, from 1951 right up to 2012; he's got top billing, according to imdb.com, in the upcoming film The Man Who Shook the Hand of Vicente Fernandez slated for release later this year.
Sadly this will be his final acting credit as he passed away on July 8, 2012 at the age of 95 in Los Angeles, California.