Cheers to Ernest Borgnine for making Betty White look like a rookie.
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The recipient of the 2011 Life Achievement Award from the Screen Actors Guild is five years older than last year's winner (who somewhat improbably took home a SAG trophy this year for Hot in Cleveland
). The guy has done it all, making 164 movies, including classics like From Here to Eternity
, Bad Day at Black Rock
, The Wild Bunch
, The Dirty Dozen
and the Oscar-winning Marty
as well as countless TV appearances (although we were mercifully spared clips of his role on the Must-Flee '90s sitcom The Single Guy
And at 94, Ernie proved he's still got it, delivering a gracious acceptance speech after receiving tributes from fellow McHale's Navy
vet Tim Conway
as well as RED
costar Morgan Freeman
. Can an SNL
guest-hosting gig be far behind? When it comes to this Borg(nine), resistance is futile.
Do you think it's time for an Ernest Borgnine renaissance?
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