Death of Ernest Borgnine

January 24, 1917 - July 8, 2012
Los Angeles, California | Age 95

Oscar-winning star dies at 95
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DAVID GERMAIN, The Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) — He was a tubby tough guy with a pug of a mug, as unlikely a big-screen star or a romantic lead as could be imagined.

Yet Ernest Borgnine won a woman's love and an Academy Award in one of the great lonelyhearts roles in "Marty," a highlight in a workhorse career that spanned nearly seven decades and more than 200 film and television parts.

Borgnine, who died Sunday at 95, worked to the end. One of his final roles...

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