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Ernest Borgnine - Quotes

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Writers used to make such wonderful pictures without all that swearing, all that cursing. And now it seems that you can't say three words without cursing. And I don't think that's right.

Writers used to make such wonderful pictures without all that swearing, all that cursing. And now it seems that you can't say three words without cursing. And I don't think that's right.

I've been to a number of places and seen for myself the caliber of people who are in the Navy today - in all the services for that matter. This is an altogether different bunch. These people of today are really bright, young, good people. ---->>>

I think we all have the urge to be a clown, whether we know it or not. ---->>>

I'm what you call a Depression sailor. ---->>>

I don't care whether a role is 10 minutes long or two hours. And I don't care whether my name is up there on top, either. Matter of fact, I'd rather have someone else get top billing; then if the picture bombs, he gets the blame, not me. ---->>>

I just want to do more work. Every time I step in front of a camera I feel young again. I really do. It keeps your mind active and it keeps you going. ---->>>

I wouldn't trade those 10 years for anything. The Navy taught me a lot of things. It molded me as a man, and I made a lot of wonderful friends. ---->>>

My mother made me do all the housework as a boy. I still do it, even in hotels. ---->>>

To this day I clean better than most maids. ---->>>

The trick is not to become somebody else. You become somebody else when you're in front of a camera or when you're on stage. There are some people who carry it all the time. That, to me, is not acting. ---->>>

I got a job immediately after leaving high school; I was lucky - three dollars a week and all I could eat, working on a vegetable truck. ---->>>

I don't chart out the life histories of the people I play. If I did, I'd be in trouble. I work with my heart and my head, and naturally emotions follow. ---->>>

The Oscar made me a star, and I'm grateful. But I feel had I not won the Oscar I wouldn't have gotten into the messes I did in my personal life. ---->>>

Everything I do has a moral to it. ---->>>

The Navy has changed a great deal. Not that the officers of my day were bad, because I served under a lot of good officers, believe me. But there were a few bad ones, too. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 01-24, 1917
Birthplace: in Hamden, Connecticut, The United States
Die: 07-08, 2012
Occupation: Actor
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Ernest Borgnine (; born Ermes Effron Borgnino (Italian pronunciation: [borˈɲiːno]); January 24, 1917 – July 8, 2012) was an American actor and voice actor whose career spanned over six decades. He was noted for his gruff but calm voice, Machiavellian eyebrows, and gap-toothed Cheshire cat grin. A popular performer, he had also appeared as a guest on numerous talk shows and as a panelist on several game shows (wikipedia)