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Monday, July 9, 2012
Farewell Ernest Borgnine
McHale's Navy Photo Autographed by Ernest Borgnine Ernest Borgnine (1917 - 2012) died yesterday July 8th of renal failure at the age of 95 in Los Angeles, California. His wife and children were at his side. With a career that spanned six decades, he was best known for his Oscar-winning role in 1955 for Marty, the 1960s TV series McHale's Navy, and the 1980s action series Airwolf. Most recently, Borgnine played the voice of Mermaid Man in SpongeBob SquarePants. Borgnine was a generous autograph signer and a sweet man. He will be missed.