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Marty (1955)

Ernest Borgnine as "Marty Pilletti"

This acclaimed romantic drama follows the life of Marty Piletti (Ernest Borgnine), a stout bachelor butcher who lives with his mother (Esther Minciotti) in the Bronx. Always unlucky in love, Marty reluctantly goes out to a ballroom one night and meets a nice teacher named Clara (Betsy Blair). Though Marty and Clara hit it off, his relatives discourage him from pursuing the relationship, and he must decide between his family's approval or a shot at finding romance.

Academy Award (1955) Won Best Actor
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1955) Won Foreign Actor
Golden Globe (1955) Won Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama

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Ernest Borgnine Dead: 'Marty' Actor Dies At 95

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Jul 8th 2012, 1:36PM

Ernest Borgnine on 'Red,' His SAG Lifetime Achievement Award and Why He Hates Today's Film Industry

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Aug 25th 2010, 12:00PM

Ernest Borgnine to Receive SAG Lifetime Achievement Award

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Scott Harris on Aug 18th 2010, 7:30AM

Aug 18th 2010, 7:30AM

TCM Classic Film Fest To Return In 2011

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Apr 26th 2010, 3:33PM

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Alison Nastasi on Mar 27th 2010, 2:02PM

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Dec 23rd 2009, 12:03PM

Warren Ellis Describes the Revisions of 'Red'

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'The Black Hole' Gets a Remake Courtesy of 'Tron: Legacy' Squad

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Dec 1st 2009, 10:15AM

Julian McMahon, Ernest Borgnine, and More Circle 'Red'

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Nov 13th 2009, 10:03AM

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Oscar Predictions: The Borgnine Factor

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Feb 20th 2008, 4:02PM

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Oscar Predictions -- What Would Ernest Borgnine Do?

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Feb 20th 2007, 12:33PM

Ernest Borgnine: I Don't Like The Movies Being Made Today

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