Appeared (as "Nelson"') in "Mrs. McThing" on Broadway. Comedy/fantasy. Written by Mary Chase
. Background music (played on the Theremin) by Mischa Tulin. Scenic Design / Lighting Design by Lester Polakov. Directed by Joseph Buloff
. Martin Beck Theatre (moved to The Morosco Theatre from 25 Mar 1952-1 Nov 1952, then moved to The ...
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Ermes Effron Borgnino
5' 9½" (1.77 m)
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I don't care whether a part 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 somebody else get top billing; then if the picture bombs, he gets the blame, not me.
Twice-wed Borgnine married thrice-wed Broadway diva Ethel Merman
in 1964. Their marriage was dissolved after 32 days. They had announced their impending nuptials at the legendary New York night spot P.J. Clarke's, but Borgnine, who was riding high as the star of McHale's Navy
(1962) at the time, said the marriage began unraveling on their honeymoon, when he received more fan attention than she ...
Frequently played villainous roles.