Borgnine's 60-year Hollywood career saw him garner more than 200 screen credits across film and television. He won an Academy Award in 1956 for Marty, in which he played a butcher who falls for a school teacher.
He continued to work well into his 90s, winning an Emmy nomination for his guest stint in ER and appearing recently in the ensemble action film Red.
> Ernest Borgnine 1917-2012: Stars pay tribute to Oscar-winning actor
Digital Spy pays tribute to Ernest Borgnine with a look back at his life and career in pictures.
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