Ernest Borgnine Filmography


Year Title Role Notes
1951 China Corsair Hu Chang
The Whistle at Eaton Falls Bill Street
The Mob Joe Castro
1953 From Here to Eternity Staff Sergeant James R. "Fatso" Judson
The Stranger Wore a Gun Bull Slager
1954 Johnny Guitar Bart Lonergan
Demetrius and the Gladiators Strabo
The Bounty Hunter Bill Rachin
Vera Cruz Donnegan
1955 Bad Day at Black Rock Coley Trimble
Marty Marty Academy Award for Best Actor
BAFTA Award for Best Foreign Actor
Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama
National Board of Review Award for Best Actor
New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actor
Run for Cover Morgan
Violent Saturday Stadt, Amish Farmer
The Last Command Mike Radin
The Square Jungle Bernie Browne
1956 Jubal Shep Horgan
The Catered Affair Tom Hurley
The Best Things In Life Are Free Lew Brown
Three Brave Men Bernard F. "Bernie" Goldsmith
1958 The Vikings Ragnar
The Badlanders John "Mac" McBain
Torpedo Run Lieutenant/Lieutenant Commander Archer "Archie" Sloan
1959 Summer of the Seventeenth Doll Roo Webber
The Rabbit Trap Eddie Colt Locarno International Film Festival Award for Best Actor
1960 Man on a String Boris Mitrov
Pay or Die Police Lieutenant Joseph Petrosino Nominated for Golden Laurel
1961 Black City Peppino Navarra
The Italian Brigands Sante Carbone
Go Naked in the World Pete Stratton
The Last Judgement Pickpocket
Barabbas Lucius
1964 McHale's Navy Lt. Commander Quinton McHale, Sr Spin-off of the series of the same name
1965 The Flight of the Phoenix Trucker Cobb
1966 The Oscar Barney Yale
1967 The Dirty Dozen Major General Worden
Chuka Sergeant Otto Hansbach
1968 The Man Who Makes the Difference Himself Documentary short film
The Legend Of Lylah Clare Barney Sheean
Ice Station Zebra Boris Vaslov
The Split Bert Clinger
1969 The Wild Bunch Dutch Engstrom
A Bullet for Sandoval Don Pedro Sandoval
1970 The Adventurers Fat Cat
Suppose They Gave a War and Nobody Came? Sheriff Harve
1971 Rain for a Dusty Summer The General
Willard Al Martin
Bunny O'Hare Bill Green / William Gruenwald
Hannie Caulder Emmett Clemens
Sam Hill: Who Killed Mr. Foster? Deputy Sam Hill
The Trackers Sam Paxton
1972 The World of Sport Fishing Himself Documentary
Film Portrait
The Revengers Hoop
The Poseidon Adventure Detective Lieutenant Mike Rogo
Ripped Off Captain Perkins
1973 Emperor of the North Shack
The Neptune Factor Chief Diver Don MacKay
Legend in Granite Vince Lombardi
1974 Law and Disorder Cy
Vengeance Is Mine Adam Smith
Twice in a Lifetime Vince Boselli
1975 The Devil's Rain Jonathan "John" Corbis
Hustle Santuro
1976 Shoot Lou
1977 The Greatest Angelo Dundee
Fire! Sam Brisbane
1978 Crossed Swords John Canty
Convoy Sheriff Lyle "Cottonmouth" Wallace
The Ghost of Flight 401 Dom Cimoli
Cops and Robin Joe Cleaver
1979 Ravagers Rann
The Double McGuffin Firat
The Black Hole Harry Booth
Holiday Hookers Max
1980 When Time Ran Out Detective Sergeant Tom Conti
Super Fuzz Sergeant Willy Dunlop
1981 Escape from New York Cabbie
Deadly Blessing Isaiah Schmidt
High Risk Clint
1983 Young Warriors Lieutenant Bob Carrigan
Carpool Mickey Doyle
1984 Code Name: Wild Geese Fletcher
Love Leads The Way Senator Brighton
1985 Man Hunt Ben Robeson
Alice in Wonderland The Lion and the Unicorn
1987 Skeleton Coast Colonel Smith
The Opponent Victor
1988 The Big Turnaround Father Lopez
Moving Target Captain Morrison
Any Man's Death Herr Gantz
Spike of Bensonhurst Baldo Cacetti Nominated for Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Male
Real Men Don't Eat Gummi Bears Bischof
1989 Jake Spanner, Private Eye Sal
1990 The Last Match Coach
Tides of War Doctor
Laser Mission Professor Braun
Appearances Emil Danzig
1991 Mountain of Diamonds Ernie
1992 Mistress Himself Cameo
1993 Tierärztin Christine Dr. Gustav Gruber
Hunt for the Blue Diamond Hans Kroger
1994 Outlaws: The Legend of O.B. Taggart Unknown
1995 Captiva Island Arty
Tierärztin Christine II: The Temptation Dr. Gustav Gruber
1996 The Wild Bunch: An Album in Montage Himself Voice; Documentary
Merlin's Shop of Mystical Wonders Grandfather
All Dogs Go to Heaven 2 Carface Carruthers Voice only
1997 Ernest Borgnine on the Bus Himself Documentary
McHale's Navy Admiral Quinton McHale, Sr. (a.k.a. Cobra) Based on the series of the same name
Gattaca Caesar
1998 12 Bucks Lucky
Small Soldiers Kip Killigan Voice
BASEketball Ted Denslow
Mel Grandpa
1999 Last Great Ride Franklin Lyle
Abilene Hotis Brown
The Lost Treasure of Sawtooth Island Ben Quinn
2000 The Kiss of Debt Godfather Mariano
Castle Rock Nate
Hoover J. Edgar Hoover Also executive producer
2002 Whiplash Judge DuPont
11'09"01 September 11 Pensioner Segment: "United States of America"
2003 Barn Red Michael Bolini
The American Hobo Narrator Documentary
The Long Ride Home Lucas Moat
2004 Blueberry Rolling Star
The Blue Light Faerie King
The Trail to Hope Rose Eugene
2005 That One Summer Otis Garner
3 Below Grandpa
Rail Kings Steamtrain
2006 The Bodyguard's Cure Jerry Warden
Frozen Stupid Frank Norgard
2007 Oliviero Rising Bill
A Grandpa for Christmas Bert O'Riley Nominated for Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Mini-Series or a Motion Picture Made for Television
2008 Strange Wilderness Milas
I Am Somebody: No Chance in Hell Judge Holliday
2009 Another Harvest Moon Frank
2010 The Genesis Code Carl Taylor
Red Henry/Recordskeeper
2011 Night Club Albert Accolade Competition for Leading Actor
Frank Currier Actor's Award
SINY Film Festival Award for Best Actor
Lion of Judah Slink
Snatched Big Frank Baum
Love's Christmas Journey Nicolas
2012 The Man Who Shook the Hand of Vicente Fernandez Rex Page


Year Title Role Notes
1961 The Blue Angels Unknown Episode: "The Blue Leaders"
1962-1966 McHale's Navy Lieutenant Commander Quinton McHale
1974 Little House on the Prairie Jonathan Episode: "The Lord is my Shepherd"
1976-1977 Future Cop Cleaver
1977 Jesus of Nazareth The Roman Centurion
1979 All Quiet on the Western Front Stanislaus Katczinsky Nominated for Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie
1982 Magnum P.I. Earl "Mr. White Death" Gianelli Episode: "Mr. White Death"
1983 Blood Feud J. Edgar Hoover
Masquerade Jerry
1984 The Last Days of Pompeii Marcus
1984-1986 Airwolf Dominic Santini
1985 The Dirty Dozen: The Next Mission Major General Worden
1987 Space Island Billy Bones
Dirty Dozen: The Deadly Mission Major General Worden
1988 Dirty Dozen: The Fatal Mission Major General Worden
1989 Ocean Pedro El Triste
1991 Home Improvement Eddie Phillips Episode: "Birds of a Feather Flock to Taylor"
1993 The Simpsons Himself Voice and likeness
Episode: "Boy-Scoutz n the Hood"
1995-1997 The Single Guy Doorman
1996-1999 All Dogs Go to Heaven: The Series Carface Caruthers Voice only
1998 JAG Artemus Sullivan Episode: "Yesterday's Heroes"
1999-2012 SpongeBob SquarePants Mermaid Man Voice only
2000 Walker, Texas Ranger Eddie Ryan Episode: "The Avenging Angel"
2002 Touched by an Angel Max Blandish Episode: "The Blue Angel"
7th Heaven Joe Episode: "The Known Soldier"
2003 The District Uncle Mike Murphy Episode: "Last Waltz"
2009 ER Paul Manning Episodes: "Old Times" and "And in the End..."
Nominated for Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series
Aces N' Eights Thurmond Prescott
2010 Saturday Night Live Himself Cameo in "What Up With That" sketch

Video games

Year Title Role Notes
2001 SpongeBob SquarePants: SuperSponge Mermaid Man Voice only
2009 Spongebob's Truth Or Square Mermaid Man
2010 Spongebob's Boating Bash Mermaid Man