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Five Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Ernest Borgnine

Posted on 07/8/2012 by |Who's News | Comments

LegacyWe knew him as the sadistic noncom who beat Frank Sinatra to death in From Here to Eternity; as the shy, lonely butcher who finds love in Marty; as the nautical version of Sgt. Bilko in the TV sitcom McHale’s Navy; as the police detective trapped on an upturned ocean liner in The Poseidon Adventure; and as the deranged cabbie who dodges bullets as he plies the streets of a dystopian city-turned-prison in Escape from New York.  Indeed, Ernest Borgnine, …