Ernest Borgnine

Ernest Borgnine films and short biography

Ernest Borgnine (born Ermes Effron Borgnino 24 January 1917) is an American actor of television and film. His career has spanned more than six decades. He was an unconventional lead in many films of the 1950s, including his Academy Award-winning turn in the 1955 film Marty. On television, he played Quinton McHale in the 1962-66 series McHale's Navy and co-starred in the mid 1980s action series Airwolf, in addition to a wide variety of other roles. Borgnine is also known for his role as Mermaid Man in the animated television series SpongeBob SquarePants. Borgnine earned an Emmy Award nomination at age 92 for his work on the series ER (source:


2013 The Man Who Shook the Hand of Vicente Fernandez Rex Page
2011 Love's Christmas Journey (TV movie) Nicholas
1999-2011 SpongeBob SquarePants (TV series) Mermaid Man / Mermaidman
2011 The Lion of Judah Slink
2011 Night Club Albert
2011 Snatched Big Frank Baum
2010 Another Harvest Moon Frank
2010/I Red Henry, The Records Keeper
2010 The Genesis Code Carl Taylor
2010 Enemy Mind Command
2009 The Wishing Well (TV movie) Big Jim
2009 ER (TV series) Paul Manning
2008 The Prologue to Houdini Magic's Expert at the Card Table (short) Narrator
2008 Frozen Stupid Frank Norgard
2008 I Am Somebody: No Chance in Hell Judge Holliday
2008 Aces 'N' Eights (TV movie) Thurmond Prescott
2008 Strange Wilderness Milas
2007 A Grandpa for Christmas (TV movie) Bert O'Riley
2007 Oliviero Rising Bill
2006 La cura del gorilla Jerry Warden
2005 Rail Kings (video) Steamtrain
2005 3 Below (video) Grandpa
2005 That One Summer (video) Otis Garner
2004 The Trail to Hope Rose (TV movie) Eugene
2004 Renegade Rolling Star
2004 Barn Red Michael Bolini
2004 The Blue Light (TV movie) Faerie King
2003 The Long Ride Home Lucas Moat
2003 The District (TV series) Uncle Mike Murphy
2002 September 11 (segment "USA")
2002 Family Law (TV series) Frank Collero
2002 7th Heaven (TV series) Joe
2002 Touched by an Angel (TV series) Max
2002 Whiplash Judge DuPont
2001 SpongeBob SquarePants: SuperSponge (Video Game) Mermaid Man (voice)
2000 Hoover J. Edgar Hoover
2000 Walker, Texas Ranger (TV series) Eddie Ryan
2000 Chicken Soup for the Soul (TV series) Lawrence Yaeger
2000 Castle Rock Nate
2000 The Lost Treasure of Sawtooth Island Ben Quinn
2000 The Kiss of Debt Godfather Mariano
1999 Shadows of the Past Hotis Brown
1999 Early Edition (TV series) Antonio Birelli
1999 The Last Great Ride Franklin Lyle
1998 An All Dogs Christmas Carol (video) Carface (voice)
1996-1998 All Dogs Go to Heaven: The Series (TV series) Carface / Carface Caruthers
1998 Mel Grandpa
1998 12 Bucks Lucky
1998 BASEketball Ted Denslow
1998 Small Soldiers Kip Killagin (voice)
1998 JAG (TV series) Artemus Sullivan
1997 Gattaca Caesar
1997 McHale's Navy Cobra
1995-1997 The Single Guy (TV series) Doorman / Doorman Manny / Manny Cordoba
1996 Pinky and the Brain (TV series) Father
1996 All Dogs Go to Heaven 2 Carface (voice)
1996 Merlin's Shop of Mystical Wonders Grandfather
1995 Tierarztin Christine II: Die Versuchung (TV movie) Dr. Gustav Gruber
1995 Captiva Island Arty
1993-1994 The Commish (TV series) Frank Nardino
1994 Spirit of the Season (video) Grandfather
1994 Outlaws: The Legend of O.B. Taggart
1993 Tierarztin Christine (TV movie) Dr. Gustav Gruber
1993 Der blaue Diamant (TV movie) Hans Kroger
1992 Home Improvement (TV series) Eddie Phillips
1991 Mountain of Diamonds (TV movie) Ernie
1990 Appearances (TV movie) Emil Danzig
1990 Any Man's Death Herr Gantz
1990 The Last Match Coach
1990 Tides of War Doctor
1989 Laser Mission Prof. Braun
1989 Jake and the Fatman (TV series) Col. Tom Cody
1989 Jake Spanner, Private Eye (TV movie) Sal
1989 Real Men Don't Eat Gummi Bears Bischof
1989 Ocean (TV mini-series) Pedro El Triste
1988 Spike of Bensonhurst Baldo Cacetti
1988 The Opponent Victor
1988 Skeleton Coast Col. Smith
1988 The Dirty Dozen: The Fatal Mission (TV movie) Gen. Sam Worden
1988 Moving Target Captain Morrison
1988 The Big Turnaround Father Lopez
1987 L'isola del tesoro (TV mini-series) Billy Bones
1987 Dirty Dozen: The Deadly Mission (TV movie) General Sam Worden
1987 Murder, She Wrote (TV series) Cosmo Ponzini
1986 Highway to Heaven (TV series) Guido Liggo
1984-1986 Airwolf (TV series) Dominic / Dominic Santini
1985 Alice in Wonderland (TV movie) Lion
1985 The Dirty Dozen: Next Mission (TV movie) Gen. Worden
1984 The Manhunt Ben Robeson
1984 Love Leads the Way: A True Story (TV movie) Sen. Brighton
1984 Code Name: Wild Geese Frank Fletcher
1984 The Last Days of Pompeii (TV mini-series) Marcus
1984 Airwolf (TV movie) Dominic
1983 Masquerade (TV series) Jerry
1983 Carpool (TV movie) Mickey Doyle
1983 Young Warriors Lt. Bob Carrigan
1983 Blood Feud (TV movie) J. Edgar Hoover

1983 Matt Houston (TV series) Buster Ryan
1982 Magnum, P.I. (TV series) 'Mr. White Death' / Earl Gianelli
1982 The Love Boat (TV series) Dominic Rosselli
1981 Deadly Blessing Isaiah Schmidt
1981 High Risk Clint
1981 Escape from New York Cabbie
1980 Super Fuzz Sgt. Willy Dunlop
1980 When Time Ran Out... Tom Conti
1979 The Black Hole Harry Booth
1979 All Quiet on the Western Front (TV movie) Katczinsky
1979 The Double McGuffin Firat
1979 Ravagers Rann
1978 Convoy Sheriff Lyle 'Cottonmouth' Wallace
1978 Cops and Robin (TV movie) Joe Cleaver
1978 The Ghost of Flight 401 (TV movie) Dom Cimoli
1977 Crossed Swords John Canty
1977 The Greatest Angelo Dundee
1977 Fire! (TV movie) Sam Brisbane
1976-1977 Future Cop (TV series) Joe Cleaver / Cleaver
1977 Jesus of Nazareth (TV mini-series) The Centurion
1976 Shoot Lou
1976 Holiday Hookers Max
1975 Hustle Santoro
1975 The Devil's Rain Jonathan Corbis
1974 Little House on the Prairie (TV series) Jonathan
1974 Sunday in the Country Adam Smith
1974 Law and Disorder Cy
1974 Twice in a Lifetime (TV movie) Vince Boselli
1973 Legend in Granite (TV movie) Vince Lombardi
1973 The Neptune Factor Chief Diver Don MacKay
1973 Emperor of the North Shack
1972 The Poseidon Adventure Rogo
1972 The Revengers Hoop
1972 Un uomo dalla pelle dura Captain Perkins
1971 The Trackers (TV movie) Sam Paxton
1971 Hannie Caulder Emmett Clemens
1971 Bunny O'Hare Bill Green - Gruenwald
1971 Willard Al Martin
1971 Sam Hill: Who Killed Mr. Foster? (TV movie) Deputy Sam Hill
1971 Rain for a Dusty Summer The General
1970 Suppose They Gave a War and Nobody Came? Sheriff Harve
1969 A Bullet for Sandoval Don Pedro Sandoval
1969 The Adventurers Fat Cat
1969 The Wild Bunch Dutch Engstrom
1968 The Split Bert Clinger
1968 Ice Station Zebra Boris Vaslov
1968 The Legend of Lylah Clare Barney Sheean
1968 Get Smart (TV series) TV Viewer
1967 The Dirty Dozen General Worden
1967 Chuka Sgt. Otto Hahnsbach
1966 Run for Your Life (TV series) Harry Martin
1966 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (TV series) Melvin Freebie
1962-1966 McHale's Navy (TV series) Lt. Commander Quinton McHale / Lt. Cmdr. Quinton McHale
1966 The Oscar Barney Yale
1965 The Flight of the Phoenix Trucker Cobb
1957-1965 Wagon Train (TV series) Willy Moran / Earl Packer / Estaban Zamora
1964 McHale's Navy Lt. Commander Quinton McHale
1961-1962 G.E. True Theater (TV series) Major David Orlovsky / Matty Moran
1962 Alcoa Premiere (TV series) MacHale
1961 Barabbas Lucius
1961 I briganti italiani Sante Carbone
1961 The Last Judgment Pickpocket
1961 Il re di Poggioreale Peppino Navarra
1961 The Blue Angels (TV series) - The Blue Leaders (
1961 Go Naked in the World Pete Stratton
1959-1960 Laramie (TV series) Boone Caudie / Major Prescott
1957-1960 Zane Grey Theater (TV series) Big Jim Morrison / Willie
1960 Pay or Die Police Lt. Joseph Petrosino
1960 Season of Passion Roo
1960 Man on a String Boris Mitrov
1959 The Rabbit Trap Eddie Colt
1958 Torpedo Run Lt. Archer 'Archie' Sloan
1958 The Badlanders John 'Mac' McBain
1958 The Vikings Ragnar
1958 Schlitz Playhouse (TV series) Hully Brown
1957 Navy Log (TV series) Host
1957 The Danny Thomas Show (TV series) Cop
1957 The O. Henry Playhouse (TV series)
1956 Three Brave Men Bernard F. 'Bernie' Goldsmith
1956 The Best Things in Life Are Free Lew Brown
1956 The Catered Affair Tom Hurley
1956 Jubal Shep Horgan
1955 The Square Jungle Bernie Browne
1955 The Last Command Mike Radin
1955 Violent Saturday Stadt, Amish Farmer
1955 Run for Cover Morgan
1955 Marty Marty Piletti
1955 Fireside Theatre (TV series)
1955 Bad Day at Black Rock Coley Trimble
1954 Vera Cruz Donnegan
1954 The Bounty Hunter Bill Rachin
1954 Waterfront (TV series) Jack Bannion
1954 Demetrius and the Gladiators Strabo
1954 Johnny Guitar Bart Lonergan
1954 The Ford Television Theatre (TV series) Gus White
1954 The Lone Wolf (TV series) Lt. Joe Saks
1953 From Here to Eternity Sgt. 'Fatso' Judson
1953 The Stranger Wore a Gun Bull Slager
1953 Treasure of the Golden Condor Bit part
1953 Short Short Dramas (TV series)
1951 Shadow of the Cloak (TV series)
1951 Goodyear Playhouse (TV series)
1951 The Mob Joe Castro
1951 Captain Video and His Video Rangers (TV series) Nargola
1951 The Whistle at Eaton Falls Bill Street
1951 China Corsair Hu Chang