Legendary actor Ernest Borgnine, known for his role in the movie “Marty,” passed away today at the age of 95.
Harry Flynn, his longtime spokesman, told the AP that the actor died at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center with his family by his side. The actor won an Oscar for “Marty” in 1955 and starred in other movies, such as “From Here to Eternity” and “Bad Day at Black Rock.”
Borgnine died of renal failure.
The Oscar-winning actor didn’t merely grace the big screen, the actor also graced the small screen, playing Quinton McHale in the 1960s show “McHale’s Navy. The actor himself served 10 years in the US Navy, with the last four served after re-enlisting when the US entered WWII.
RIP, Ernest Borgnine.