Ernest Borgnine (1917 - 2012)

Ernest Borgnine
1917 - 2012
updated July 01, 2020
Ernest Borgnine, father to 4 children, was born on January 24, 1917 in Hamden, Connecticut. He was born to Charles Anthony Borgnine and Anna Maria Borgnine, with sibling Evelyn. He married Rhoda Kemins on September 2, 1949 in Los Angeles, California and they later divorced on August 29, 1958 in Los Angeles, California. They gave birth to Nancee Alison Borgnine. Ernest also married Katy Jurado on December 31, 1959 in Los Angeles, California and they later divorced on June 3, 1963 in Los Angeles, California. He would also marry Ethel Merman on June 27, 1964 in Los Angeles, California and they later divorced on November 18, 1964 in Los Angeles, California. He would also marry Donna Marie Rancourt on June 30, 1965 in Los Angeles, California and they later divorced on January 1, 1972 in Los Angeles, California. They gave birth to Sharon Lynn Halverson, Christofer Ernest Borgnine, and Diana Rancourt-Borgnine. Ernest also married Tova Borgnine on February 24, 1973 in Los Angeles, California and Ernest died on July 8, 2012 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center , Los Angeles, California. He died on July 8, 2012 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California at 95 years old.
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Ernest Borgnine
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Male
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Ernest
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Middle name
Borgnine
Last name(s)
Ermes Effron Borgnino
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Ernest Borgnine was born on in Hamden, New Haven County, Connecticut United States
Birth
Ernest Borgnine died on at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California United States 90048
Death
Ernest Borgnine was born on in Hamden, New Haven County, Connecticut United States
Ernest Borgnine died on at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California United States 90048
Birth
Death
Kidney failure
Cause of death
in Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California United States
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Unknown
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Actor. His film career began in 1951.

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Ernest Borgnine Family Tree

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Parents:

Aug 2, 1891 - Sep 18, 1975
Feb 1, 1894 - Nov 11, 1947

Siblings:

Apr 25, 1925 - Apr 8, 2013

Relationships:

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Ernest Borgnine & Rhoda Kemins

September 2, 1949 - August 29, 1958
Cause of Separation: Divorce
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, CA, United States
Ernest Borgnine

Spouse:

Sep 20, 1922 - Jun 17, 1998

Children:

May 28, 1952 - Unknown
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Ernest Borgnine & Katy Jurado

December 31, 1959 - June 3, 1963
Cause of Separation: Divorce
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, CA, United States
Ernest Borgnine

Spouse:

Jan 16, 1924 - Jul 5, 2002
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Ernest Borgnine & Ethel Merman

June 27, 1964 - November 18, 1964
Cause of Separation: Divorce
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, CA, United States
Ernest Borgnine

Spouse:

Jan 16, 1908 - Feb 15, 1984
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Ernest Borgnine & Donna Marie Rancourt

June 30, 1965 - January 1, 1972
Cause of Separation: Divorce
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, CA, United States
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Spouse:

Unknown - Unknown

Children:

Aug 5, 1965 - Unknown
Aug 9, 1969 - Unknown
Dec 29, 1970 - Unknown
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Ernest Borgnine & Tova Borgnine

February 24, 1973 - July 8, 2012
Cause of Separation: Death
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, CA, United States
Ernest Borgnine

Spouse:

Nov 17, 1941 - Unknown

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Ernest Borgnine, father to 4 children, died on July 8, 2012 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California at 95 years of age. He was buried in Hollywood, California. He was born on January 24, 1917 in Hamden, Connecticut. He was born to Charles Anthony Borgnine and Anna Maria Borgnine, with sibling Evelyn. Ernest married Rhoda Kemins on September 2, 1949 in Los Angeles, California and they later divorced on August 29, 1958 in Los Angeles, California. They gave birth to Nancee Alison Borgnine. He would also marry Katy Jurado on December 31, 1959 in Los Angeles, California and they later divorced on June 3, 1963 in Los Angeles, California. He also married Ethel Merman on June 27, 1964 in Los Angeles, California and they later divorced on November 18, 1964 in Los Angeles, California. Ernest also married Donna Marie Rancourt on June 30, 1965 in Los Angeles, California and they later divorced on January 1, 1972 in Los Angeles, California. They gave birth to Sharon Lynn Halverson, Christofer Ernest Borgnine, and Diana Rancourt-Borgnine. He would also marry Tova Borgnine on February 24, 1973 in Los Angeles, California and Ernest died on July 8, 2012 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center , Los Angeles, California.
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1917 - 2012 World Events

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In 1917, in the year that Ernest Borgnine was born, Russian government offices were seized and the Romanov's Winter Palace was stormed in the Russian February and October Revolutions. The February revolution resulted in the abdication of Tsar Nicholas and a coalition of the Parliament and workers parties taking control of the government. The October revolution resulted in Lenin and the Bolsheviks taking complete control.

In 1935, Ernest was 18 years old when on August 14, the Social Security Act was signed into law. The purpose was to "provide federal assistance to those unable to work". The law established the Social Security Administration whose primary focus was to "provide aid for the elderly, the unemployed, and children". The Act survived many Supreme Court challenges and the Administration continues until today.

In 1963, when he was 46 years old, the British Secretary of War, 46 year old John Profumo ,was forced to resign when he lied about an affair with 19 year old Christine Keeler. Keeler was also involved with the Soviet naval attaché and charges of espionage were feared. No proof of spying was ever found.

In 1970, he was 53 years old when on May 4th, four students at Kent State University in Ohio were shot and killed by National Guardsmen. The students were at a peaceful demonstration protesting the invasion of Cambodia by US forces. There had been precedent for the killing of American college students. The previous year, on May 15th, Alameda County Sheriffs used shotguns against U.C. Berkeley students at a protest for People's Park. One student died, one was blinded, 128 were injured.

In 1997, Ernest was 80 years old when on June 26th, the first Harry Potter book by J. K. Rowling was released. "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" was an immediate success and spawned not only sequels but also movies, video games, plays, and amusement park attractions. J.K. Rowling, at the time of the first book a poor single mother, has become a multi-billionaire.

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