His obituary is at the link. Is it just me, or are a lot of people truly dropping on us right now? Among Ernest Borgnine's other notable films were The Vikings, The Dirty Dozen and The Poseidon Adventure. And, although he purported to dislike television, his series, McHale's Navy, was a major success in the United States. BBC News - Obituary: Ernest Borgnine RIP Ernie.