Only six years after winning the lead actor Oscar as a lonely butcher in the Academy Award-winning best film "Marty," Ernest Borgnine got the chance to show his comedic chops in ABC's slapstick World War II-era sitcom "McHale's Navy" from 1962 to '66. Borgnine played Quinton McHale, the skipper...
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Bob Hastings has passed away at the age of 89 following a fight with prostate cancer. The actor was best known for his work on the hit sitcom McHale’s Navy as Lt. Elroy Carpenter. He died on Monday (June 30) at his home in Burbank, Calif. Other projects that Bob was well known for include [...]
Bob Hastings, an actor whose career in radio and TV spanned more than 60 years, has died. He was 89. Hastings had a regular role as Lt. Carpenter on the sitcom McHale’s Navy, and a recurring role as one of Archie Bunker’s buddies on All In The Family. Show More Summary
The prolific character actor best known as Lt. Carpenter in the 1960s sitcom McHale’s Navy died Monday of cancer. Bob Hastings was 89. He started in radio before serving as a bomber navigator in World War II. After the war, he voice Archie in an Archie Comics radio spinoff. Show More Summary
LOS ANGELES (AP) — An actor best known from the 1960s sitcom "McHale's Navy," has died. Bob Hastings was 89.
Bob Hastings, who portrayed Lt. Elroy Carpenter on McHale's Navy, died after battling pancreatic cancer for 15 years, The Burbank Leader reports. He was 89. Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com Bob Hastings
For more than 50 years, Getrude McHale has lived without her husband. But only this year did the California resident find out that her late spouse was responsible for saving 45 lives while serving in the Navy during World War II, the Santa Cruz Sentinel reports. Show More Summary
Part 1 — Part 2 — Part III McHale’s Navy (Universal, 1964) The crew of PT-73 get into trouble when they back the wrong horse in a race. + Captain [...]
Ernest Borgnine, God bless him, may have passed on, but real Navy skippers can fill the void left by Lieut. Commander Quinton McHale’s passing. Check out the latest from the New London Day: Navy Cmdr. Michael P. Ward II, who has been accused of having an affair with a 23-year-old Chesapeake, Va., woman and faking [...]
You may have seen him in 'McHale's Navy,' but did you ever see his Oscar-winning performance in 'Marty'?
He made over 200 movies.
I have a hard time mourning when someone dies at 95. Ernest Borgnine died at 95 and had a long good life. I first remember him from McHale’s Navy, a show I couldn’t miss while I was in high school and college. It was latter I discovered his brilliant and Academy Award winning performance in Marty. [...]
As Rob posted, Ernest Borgnine died today at 95. From Marty to SpongeBob SquarePants, McHale's Navy to From Here To Eternity, Borgnine had a fantastic and fantastically-diverse career. For Rob, Borgnine was Dominic Santini from Airwolf. My favorite Borgnine role though will always be the gleeful Cabbie in Escape from New York (1981).
Yeah, I know he won an Oscar for Marty in 1955, and he was probably best known to audiences for his starring role in the 1962-66 TV sitcom McHale's Navy, but I'll always remember Ernest Borgnine for his portrayal of a crusty cop in the...Show More Summary
Ernest Borgnine, one of Hollywood’s most durable character actors has died at the age of 95 this afternoon. Sometimes playing a villain, other times triumphing in roles such as MARTY, or in McHALE’S NAVY as the wanker navy officer in charge of the worst bunch in the whole navy, Ernest Borgnine seemed at home both [...]
Actor Ernest Borgnine, who won an Oscar for his performance in the 1955 film "Marty"and starred in the television show "McHale's Navy," died of apparent kidney failure Sunday afternoon at Cedars Sinai Hospial, according to his publicist.
Such an incredibly sad loss today for Hollywood. Legendary actor Ernest Borgnine, who won an Academy Award for his role in 1955's Marty and possibly best-known for his title role on McHale's Navy and as the voice of Mermaid Man on Spongebob Squarepants, passed away today at the age of 95. According to his spokesman, Harry Flynn, [...]
Sillier than McHale's Navy, which was just a little PT boat commanded by Ernest Borgnine and Tim Conway. The epic tale of the USS William D. Porter, possibly the unluckiest WWII destroyer ever. They wrecked another ship pulling out of...