Caption: Ernest Borgnine and Tova Borgnine
Actor, Soundtrack, Producer
Born: January 24, 1917
Star sign: Aquarius
Height: 5' 9" (1.75 m)
Known for: McHale's Navy (1962), The Wild Bunch (1969), The Dirty Dozen (1967), Escape from New York (1981)
Ernest Borgnine was born Ermes Effron Borgnino on January 24, 1917 in Hamden, Connecticut. His parents were Anna (Boselli), who had emigrated from Carpi (MO), Italy, and Camillo Borgnino, who had emigrated from Ottiglio (AL), Italy. As an only child, Ernest enjoyed most sports, especially boxing, but took no real interest in acting. At age 18, ...