Ernest Borgnine, Tough but Tender Actor, Is Dead at 95

Ernest Borgnine, Tough but Tender Actor, Is Dead at 95 – NYTimes.com

Ernest Borgnine, the rough-hewn actor who seemed destined for tough-guy characters but won an Academy Award for embodying the gentlest of souls, a lonely Bronx butcher, in the 1955 film “Marty,” died Sunday in Los Angeles. He was 95.