Ernest Borgnine dies
12:56 Mon Jul 09, 2012
Report by: BBC News
Oscar-winning actor Ernest Borgnine, whose career spanned more than 60 years, has died, his spokesman has said.
He died of renal failure in a Los Angeles hospital with his family by his side, his spokesman, Harry Flynn, told the Associated Press.
Mr Borgnine, who was 95 years old, continued acting until recently with a role in the hospital drama ER in 2009.
He won an Oscar in 1955 for his role in the film Marty.
Borgnine was also known for his roles in western The Wild Bunch and disaster movie The Poseidon Adventure.
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