Remembering Ernest Borgnine
Ernest Borgnine, the Oscar winning actor (Marty) who is probably best known for his starring role on television’s McHale’s Navy, died on Sunday at the age of 95.
I snapped this photo of him three years ago at the Creative Arts Emmys where he was a nominee for a television movie he had done.
I asked Mr. Borgnine how a man of his age (he was a mere 92 then) continued to work in such high-caliber projects. He said: “Listen, why not?” I’m still young (laughs). What the heck. Age is just a number, it’s what you do with it that counts. I’m just not bent over and reaching for an old chair. I’m still going!”
What a great attitude! No wonder he lived to be 95!