Ernest Borgnine

1917 - 2012

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Ernest Borgnine ( BORG-nyne; born Ermes Effron Borgnino; January 24, 1917 – July 8, 2012) was an American actor whose career spanned over six decades. He was noted for his gruff but relaxed voice and gap-toothed Cheshire Cat grin. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ernest Borgnine has received more than 8,312,114 page views. His biography is available in 75 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 73 in 2019). Ernest Borgnine is the 295th most popular actor (down from 262nd in 2019), the 542nd most popular biography from United States (down from 477th in 2019) and the 148th most popular American Actor.

Ernest Borgnine is most famous for his role as Lieutenant Commander Quinton McHale in the television series McHale's Navy.

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Among actors, Ernest Borgnine ranks 295 out of 13,578Before him are Sonny Chiba, Anthony Perkins, Thespis, Jeff Bridges, Tobin Bell, and Janet Leigh. After him are Hugh Grant, Anna Karina, Marina Vlady, Raquel Welch, Helmut Berger, and Juliette Binoche.

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Among people born in 1917, Ernest Borgnine ranks 14Before him are Dean Martin, Eric Hobsbawm, Frederica of Hanover, I. M. Pei, Ferdinand Marcos, and Anthony Burgess. After him are Christian de Duve, Sidney Sheldon, Joan Clarke, Kenan Evren, James Rainwater, and Otto Günsche. Among people deceased in 2012, Ernest Borgnine ranks 21Before him are Elinor Ostrom, Theo Angelopoulos, George Tupou V, Sylvia Kristel, Roger Garaudy, and Carroll Shelby. After him are Donna Summer, Robin Gibb, Matilde Camus, Carlos Fuentes, Antoni Tàpies, and Pope Shenouda III of Alexandria.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Ernest Borgnine ranks 542 out of 20,380Before him are Anthony Perkins (1932), Gilbert N. Lewis (1875), Martin Cooper (1928), Jeff Bridges (1949), Tobin Bell (1942), and Janet Leigh (1927). After him are Theodore William Richards (1868), Richard Bach (1936), James B. Sumner (1887), Joseph McCarthy (1908), Raquel Welch (1940), and Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Ernest Borgnine ranks 148Before him are Michael Keaton (1951), Farrah Fawcett (1947), Anthony Perkins (1932), Jeff Bridges (1949), Tobin Bell (1942), and Janet Leigh (1927). After him are Raquel Welch (1940), Burt Young (1940), Harold Lloyd (1893), Carl Weathers (1948), Kim Novak (1933), and Mia Farrow (1945).

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