Biography

  • 1987
  • TV-PG

A popular documentary series profiling an eclectic range of notables, with each episode focusing on one figure. Based on a half-hour syndicated program that ran from 1961-64 and in 1979, the concept was successfully revived as an hourlong show with Peter Graves as host in 1987. Well-established and a franchise series for A&E by 1994, it later spun off t (more…)

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Ernest Borgnine: Hollywood's Uncommon Character

First Aired: January 24, 2000

Profiling actor Ernest Borgnine, who began his acting career playing villains until his Oscar-winning role in 1955's “Marty.” The documentary also looks at his tumultuous personal life (including a brief marriage to Ethel Merman) and his TV roles in “McHale's Navy” and “The Single Guy.”

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