The SAG Awards mourns the loss of Ernest Borgnine, an exceptional actor and our 47th Life Achievement Award recipient.
The world will remember him for his roles in Marty, From Here to Eternity, McHale's Navy, and Airwolf (among hundreds of other titles); we'll always remember him around here as the smiling presence ready to share captivating anecdotes about life, love, and film.
We had the chance to sit down with Mr. Borgnine for a short interview where he answered questions from our Facebook fans:
His advice to aspiring actors? Study. Everything.
For those of you who are fans, TCM is also holding a movie marathon in Mr. Borgnine's honor:
TCM Remembers Ernest Borgnine Thursday, July 26
6:00 a.m. - The Catered Affair
8:00 a.m. - The Legend of Lylah Clare
10:30 a.m. - Pay or Die
12:30 p.m. - Torpedo Run
2:30 p.m. - Ice Station Zebra
5:15 p.m. - The Dirty Dozen
8:00 p.m. - Private Screenings: Ernest Borgnine
9:00 p.m. - Marty
10:45 p.m. - From Here to Eternity
1:00 a.m. - The Wild Bunch
3:30 a.m. - Bad Day at Black Rock
5:00 a.m. - Private Screenings: Ernest Borgnine