Ernest Borgnine kicked-off his acting career in the 1950s, playing supporting roles in various films, including ‘From Here to Eternity,’ ‘The Wild Bunch,’ ‘Vera Cruz,’ ‘China Corsair,’ and ‘Bad Day at Black Rock.’ He is also renowned for playing unconventional roles in numerous films. For his performance in ‘Marty,’ the romantic drama film he won an ‘Academy Award.’ He also earned fame for his performance in ‘McHale’s Navy,’ an American sitcom where he played the lead. In addition to a variety of roles he starred in ‘Airworlf,’ the television series where he starred as Dominic Santini. For his work in ‘ER,’ the medical drama television series he bagged in his third ‘Primetime Emmy Award’ nomination. For his phenomenal performance he earned a number of awards and accolades, including ‘BAFTA Awards,’ ‘Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award’ and ‘Golden Globe Award.’ Some of his other popular and noteworthy film credits include, ‘Escape from New York,’ ‘The Dirty Dozen,’ ‘Ice Station Zebra,’ ‘The Poseidon Adventure,’ ‘Emperor of the North Pole,’ etc.