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Ernest Borgnine is a Actor and Thanks American born on 24 january 1917 at Hamden (USA)

Ernest Borgnine

Ernest Borgnine
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Birth name Ermes Effron Borgnino
Nationality USA
Birth 24 january 1917 at Hamden (USA)
Death 8 july 2012 (at 95 years) at Los Angeles (USA)
Awards Academy Award for Best Actor

Ermes Effron Borgnino, known as Ernest Borgnine (/ˈbɔrɡnaɪn/; January 24, 1917 – July 8, 2012) was an American film and television actor whose career spanned more than six decades. He was an unconventional lead in many films of the 1950s, winning the Academy Award for Best Actor in 1955 for Marty. On television, he played Quinton McHale in the 1962–1966 series McHale's Navy and co-starred in the mid-1980s action series Airwolf, in addition to a wide variety of other roles. Borgnine earned an Emmy Award nomination at age 92 for his work on the series ER. He was also known for being the original voice of Mermaid Man on SpongeBob SquarePants from 1999 to 2012.

Biography

Né dans une famille d'origine italienne, Ernest Borgnine ne se destine pas particulièrement à la comédie dans sa jeunesse. À 18 ans, il s'engage dans la Navy, jusqu'en 1945. Ce n'est qu'à la fin de la guerre qu'il s'inscrit à la Randall School of Drama, à Hartford, Connecticut. Il fait ses débuts sur scène à Broadway, quatre ans plus tard, dans la pièce Harvey.

En 1951, Borgnine vit à Los Angeles : il décroche un petit rôle dans le film The Whistle at Eaton Falls, de Robert Siodmak. C'est en 1953 qu'il obtient son premier grand rôle, dans le film maintes fois oscarisé Tant qu'il y aura des hommes. Il y incarne le sergent Fatso Judson, violent et cruel. Il donne ensuite sa pleine mesure dans Un homme est passé (1954), Vera Cruz (1954) ou Johnny Guitare (1954), trois films qui l'imposent comme l'un des « méchants » d’Hollywood.

Ernest Borgnine obtient l'Oscar du meilleur acteur en 1955 pour le rôle de Marty Pilletti dans Marty de Delbert Mann. Ce rôle lui permet d'aborder une nouvelle facette de son travail d'acteur : il y joue un boucher timide et tendre. Par la suite, il retrouve son emploi-type de « dur », notamment dans Les Vikings (1958).

Il participe à quelques longs métrages devenus « classiques », tels Les Douze Salopards (1967) — où il campe un savoureux général — et La Horde sauvage (1969). Sa filmographie ne compte pas moins de 140 films.

Dans les années 1980 et 1990, il apparaît dans quelques fictions d'anticipation qui ont marqué le public : New York 1997 (1981), de John Carpenter ou encore Bienvenue à Gattaca (1997). De 1984 à 1986, il joue dans les trois premières saisons de la série télévisée culte Supercopter (Airwolf). En 2004, il interprète Rolling star, dans le film inspiré de la bande dessinée, Blueberry. Loin des personnages sanguinaires qui l'ont rendu célèbre, il incarne un vieil homme doux et rêveur.

Ernest Borgnine prête aussi sa voix au super-héros vieillissant « l'homme-sirène » dans le dessin-animé Bob l'éponge. Après sa mort, ils lui rendront d'ailleurs hommage en faisant mourir son personnage mais en marquant le nom d'Ernest Borgnine sur la pierre tombale.

Alors qu'il a joué très souvent des rôles de sadique et de violent, il est reconnu dans toute la profession pour sa gentillesse, son grand humour, sa jovialité et sa très grande humilité malgré une carrière exceptionnelle.

Ernest Borgnine est décédé au centre médical Cedars-Sinai à Los Angeles, entouré de sa famille.

Dans la revue Positif, Christian Viviani rendra hommage à l’artiste :
« Méchant ou gentil, il laisse le souvenir d’un visage familier, lié à toute une conception du cinéma et de la cinéphilie, mais aussi celle d’un acteur à la présence impressionnante et dont la filmographie se lit comme une vaste page de l’histoire du cinéma américain.

Best films

The Poseidon Adventure (1972)
(Actor)
Escape from New York (1981)
(Actor)
The Dirty Dozen (1967)
(Actor)
The Black Hole (1979)
(Actor)
From Here to Eternity (1953)
(Actor)
Convoy (1978)
(Actor)

Usually with

Delmer Daves
Delmer Daves
(4 films)
Lee Marvin
Lee Marvin
(6 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Ernest Borgnine (116 films)

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Actor

The Lion of Judah, 1h27
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films about religion, Films based on the Bible, Films about Jews and Judaism, Portrayals of Jesus in film
Actors Scott Eastwood, Ernest Borgnine, Anupam Kher, Michael Madsen, Alphonso McAuley, Omar Benson Miller
Roles Slink (voice)
Rating38% 1.9297751.9297751.9297751.9297751.929775
Follow the adventures of a bold lamb (Judah) and his stable friends as they try to avoid the sacrificial alter the week preceding the crucifixion of Christ. It is a heart-warming account of the Easter story as seen through the eyes of a lovable pig (Horace), a faint-hearted horse (Monty), a pedantic rat (Slink), a rambling rooster (Drake), a motherly cow (Esmay) and a downtrodden donkey (Jack). This magnificent period piece with its epic sets is a roller coaster ride of emotions. Enveloped in humor, this quest follows the animals from the stable in Bethlehem to the great temple in Jerusalem and onto the hillside of Calvary as these unlikely heroes try to save their friend. The journey weaves seamlessly through the biblical accounts of Palm Sunday, Jesus turning the tables in the temple, Peter's denial and with a tense, heart-wrenching climax, depicts the crucifixion and resurrection with gentleness and breathtaking beauty. For Judah, the lamb with the heart of a lion, it is a story of courage and faith. For Jack, the disappointed donkey, it becomes a pivotal voyage of hope. For Horace, the, well the dirty pig, and Drake the ignorant rooster, it is an opportunity to do something inappropriate and get into trouble.
Love's Christmas Journey, 2h52
Origin USA
Genres Romance
Themes Christmas films
Actors Natalie Hall, JoBeth Williams, Greg Vaughan, Dylan Bruce, Bobby Campo, Charles Shaughnessy
Roles Nicholas
Rating64% 3.242833.242833.242833.242833.24283
Au far West, une veuve vient rendre visite à son frère et ses deux enfants pour Noël.
Red
Red (2010)
, 1h51
Directed by Robert Schwentke
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Action, Adventure, Spy, Crime
Themes Spy films, Psychologie, Superhero films, Super-héros inspiré de comics
Actors Bruce Willis, Mary-Louise Parker, Morgan Freeman, John Malkovich, Helen Mirren, Karl Urban
Roles Henry
Rating70% 3.546283.546283.546283.546283.54628
Frank Moses (Bruce Willis), a former black-ops CIA agent, is retired and living a quiet life in a Cleveland, Ohio, suburb. However, Frank is lonely and often chats on the phone with Sarah Ross (Mary-Louise Parker), a Customer Service Agent for the General Services Administration Pension Office in Kansas City, Missouri. He creates opportunities to talk to her by tearing up his pension checks and calling her to say they had never arrived.
Another Harvest Moon, 1h28
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Films based on plays
Actors Ernest Borgnine, Piper Laurie, Anne Meara, Doris Roberts, Richard Schiff, Cybill Shepherd
Roles Frank
Rating62% 3.1469153.1469153.1469153.1469153.146915
Four elderly patients at a nursing home have made friends and play cards most days when they are feeling up to it. Unfortunately Frank is slowing down and is on a lot of medication such as insulin and suffers from strokes. June has dementia and is sometimes barely able to recognise who she is talking to or holding a conversation that's inline with what is being discussed. Ella is upset from breaking her hip from merely sitting in a chair due to her old age. Alice is still bubbly and hanging on her hopes of winning the lottery.
The Genesis Code
Directed by C. Thomas Howell, Patrick Read Johnson
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Actors Logan Bartholomew, Kelsey Sanders, Ernest Borgnine, Louise Fletcher, Lance Henriksen, Catherine Hicks
Roles Carl Taylor
Rating54% 2.7078952.7078952.7078952.7078952.707895
Kerry Wells (Kelsey Sanders), a college student journalist and committed Christian, has been assigned to do a story on Blake Truman (Logan Bartholomew), the college's hockey superstar. Blake struggles with personal crisis but rejects Kerry's reliance on her faith. He is convinced that modern science has disproved the Bible and especially the Genesis story of creation. Together they discover that the creation story and science may be in perfect accord.
Oliviero Rising, 1h30
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romance
Actors Vincent Gallo, Burt Young, Ernest Borgnine, Vincent Schiavelli, Amanda Lear, Youma Diakite
Roles Bill
Rating66% 3.3187653.3187653.3187653.3187653.318765
A man in a mining town in the United States has a problem with priapism and goes to Italy to deal with it and his sick uncle.
Square Roots: The Story of SpongeBob SquarePants
Directed by Stephen Hillenburg, Patrick Creadon
Genres Documentary
Themes Films about music and musicians, Films about television, Documentary films about business, Documentary films about the visual arts, Documentary films about the film industry, Musical films
Actors Tom Kenny, Alec Baldwin, Bill Fagerbakke, Rodger Bumpass, Ernest Borgnine, Clancy Brown
Roles himself
Rating72% 3.630433.630433.630433.630433.63043
Square Roots: The Story of SpongeBob SquarePants focuses on the American animated television series SpongeBob SquarePants and its immersion into global popular culture. The film documents the show's early inspirations, and its origins. Among the millions of fans are celebrities such as LeBron James and Ricky Gervais, who express their insights for the show and its title character, SpongeBob. It also features the series' impact on the US President Barack Obama, the inmates of San Quentin State Prison, and children around the world.
Strange Wilderness, 1h27
Directed by Fred Wolf
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Actors Steve Zahn, Allen Covert, Jonah Hill, Robert Patrick, Justin Long, Ernest Borgnine
Roles Milas
Rating52% 2.649192.649192.649192.649192.64919
Peter Gaulke is the host of an unsuccessful nature program called Strange Wilderness. When the show is threatened with cancellation, he goes in search of the elusive bigfoot in order to restore ratings.
Aces 'N' Eights, 1h28
Directed by Craig R. Baxley
Origin USA
Genres Action, Western
Actors Casper Van Dien, Bruce Boxleitner, Ernest Borgnine, Jeff Kober, Jack Noseworthy, William Atherton
Roles Thurmond Prescott
Rating56% 2.807332.807332.807332.807332.80733
Already taking a gamble settling in the uncharted west, the peaceful settlers of a town destined for railroad greatness suddenly find themselves being ruthlessly gunned down. With no law and order to be found, justice falls onto the shoulders of an elderly rancher (played by Ernest Borgnine) and an accomplished, but retired, gunslinger (played by Casper Van Dien).
Frozen Stupid, 1h42
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Buddy films
Actors Ernest Borgnine
Roles Frank Norgard
Rating59% 2.9934752.9934752.9934752.9934752.993475
On a snowy Saturday, in a midwestern winter landscape, Tony Norgard (Joey Albright) desperately wants to go ice fishing. But he is pressured to attend his mother-in-law's birthday party on the same day. To resolve the dilemma, Tony pretends to be sick and stays in bed. While his little white lie allows him the chance for a secret outing, it comes with a heavy price. Through the day, misfortune seems to meet him at every turn. When he meets up with his dad Frank (Ernest Borgnine), things get worse. Tony's lie seems to have put a curse on what should otherwise have been a simple day of fishing for everyone. Unaware of the charade, Tony's wife Lila (Michelle Mountain) happily goes about her day, sorry that her husband is at home, sick in bed, missing a great weekend of family fun. Tony befriends the spirited and very independent Stormy, (Kimberly Norris), a beautiful, yet rugged ice fisherwoman. Stormy becomes one of the many unusual characters Tony meets in this frozen lake community of anglers. Through it all, even Tony is dwarfed by the magnitude of his compounding troubles. But he is an optimistic man and in his own way tries to put the best spin on the mess he has created. With hopeful confidence, Lila somehow manages to see past his ice-fishing antics. She remembers the honorable man she married, and armed with large amounts of grace, remains supportive. This comedy tells the tale of a cantankerous father and his bumbling but well-meaning son who share a joyous obsession for the age-old art of ice fishing.
A Grandpa for Christmas, 2h
Directed by Harvey Frost
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Medical-themed films, Christmas films
Actors Ernest Borgnine, Juliette Goglia, Katherine Helmond, Richard Libertini, Justine Dorsey, Tracy Nelson
Roles Bert O'Riley
Rating70% 3.539933.539933.539933.539933.53993
Bert (Ernest Borgnine) is a retired Hollywood actor who has been estranged from his only daughter Marie (Tracy Nelson) for many years. When she ends up in the hospital following a car accident, Social Services places her 10-year-old daughter, Becca (Juliette Goglia), with the grandfather she has never met. The generation gap is apparent as Bert and Becca try to adjust to their new lives together.
Blueberry
Blueberry (2004)
, 2h4
Directed by Jan Kounen
Genres Drama, Thriller, Fantastic, Action, Adventure, Western
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about drugs, Films about religion
Actors Vincent Cassel, Juliette Lewis, Michael Madsen, Djimon Hounsou, Temuera Morrison, Ernest Borgnine
Roles Rolling Star
Rating51% 2.599812.599812.599812.599812.59981
U.S. Marshal Mike Donovan (Vincent Cassel) (referred to as Broken Nose by the native tribe; unlike the comic his nickname is not Blueberry) has dark memories of the death of his first love. He keeps peace between the Americans and the natives who had temporarily adopted and taken care of him. The evil actions of Blount, a "white sorcerer" lead him to confront the villain in the Sacred Mountains, and, through shamanic rituals involving native entheogens, conquer his fears and uncover a suppressed memory he would much rather deny.