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Ernest Borgnine dies at 95; won Oscar for 'Marty,' showed comic side in sitcom
Ernest Borgnine dies at 95; won Oscar for 'Marty,' showed comic side in sitcom

Ernest Borgnine seemed born to play the heavy when he burst onto the Hollywood scene as "Fatso" Judson, a sadistic stockade sergeant who viciously beats a private to death in the 1953 movie "From Here to Eternity."But two years later came the title role in "Marty," where the stocky, gap-toothed Borgnine defied typecasting and earned recognition as a versatile actor by inhabiting the part of a lonely Bronx butcher looking for love.He went on to a prolific seven-decade career in film and television, moving easily from scoundrels and serious portrayals to a comedic role on the 1960s TV sitcom "McHale's Navy" and a spate of grandfatherly parts.Photos: Ernest Borgnine | 1917-2012Borgnine,...

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