Ernest "Ernie" Borgnine (born Ermes Effron Borgnino; January 24, 1917July 8, 2012; aged 95) was the original voice actor of Mermaid Man.


He was an American actor of television and the big screen. His career has spanned more than six decades. He was an unconventional lead in many films of the 1950s, including his Academy Award-winning turn in the 1955 film Marty and the War drama All Quiet on the Western Front. On television, he is best known for playing Quinton McHale in the 1962-66 series McHale's Navy, costarring in the mid-1980s action series Airwolf, and voicing the character Mermaid Man in the animated series, SpongeBob SquarePants. Borgnine earned an Emmy nomination at age 92 for his work on the series ER. In August 2009, he earned the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Rhode Island International Film Festival. He died from kidney failure on July 8, 2012, aged 95. Attenders at his funeral included several members of the United States Navy SEALs, as well as Tim Conway, Scott Eastwood, Leonard Nimoy, Dylan McDermott, Gary Sinise, Joan Rivers, Joe Mantegna, Marlee Matlin, LeVar Burton, Rob Lowe, James Corden, Jenny McCarthy, Flea, Bruce Campbell, and Roger Ebert.

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Episode Credit(s)
Season 1
6a - "Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy" Voice of Mermaid Man
20b - "Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy II" Voice of Mermaid Man
Season 2
31a - "Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy III" Voice of Mermaid Man
Season 3
45a - "Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy IV" Voice of Mermaid Man
52b - "Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy V" Voice of Mermaid Man
Season 4
67b - "Mermaid Man & Barnacle Boy VI: The Motion Picture" Voice of Mermaid Man
Season 5
82b - "Night Light" Voice of Mermaid Man
94b - "Mermaid Man vs. SpongeBob" Voice of Mermaid Man
Season 6
113b - "The Card" Voice of Mermaid Man Card
114b - "Ditchin'" Voice of Mermaid Man
117a - "Shuffleboarding" Voice of Mermaid Man
Season 7
135a - "Back to the Past" Voice of Mermaid Man
135b - "The Bad Guy Club for Villains" Voice of Mermaid Man
Season 8
161a - "Mooncation" Himself
163a - "Mermaid Man Begins" Voice of Mermaid Man
176a - "Super Evil Aquatic Villain Team Up is Go!" Voice of Mermaid Man
Season 9
180a - "Patrick-Man!" Voice of Mermaid Man, Mermaid Man Doll
List of episode credits



Cast and Crew (VTE)

Main character voices
Tom KennyBill FagerbakkeRodger BumpassClancy BrownLori AlanCarolyn LawrenceMary Jo CatlettDoug LawrenceJill Talley

Supporting character voices
Stephen HillenburgPaul TibbittErnest BorgnineTim ConwayBrian Doyle-MurrayJohn O'HurleyMarion RossDee Bradley BakerSirena IrwinCarlos AlazraquiThomas F. WilsonBob JolesMark FiteSara PaxtonJohn GegenhuberGuest stars

Aaron SpringerAdam FayAdam PaloianAlan SmartAndrea RomanoAndrew GoodmanAndrew OvertoomBlake LemonsBob CampBob JaquesBrad VandergriftBrian MoranteBrice MallierBruce HellerCaleb MeurerCarson KuglerCasey AlexanderCatherine SimmondsC.H. GreenblattCharlie BeanChris AllisonChris HeadrickChris MitchellChris ReccardiChuck KleinClare O'KaneClint Bond Jr.Dave CunninghamDavid FainDani MichaeliDan PovenmireDaniel DominguezDerek DrymonDerek IversenDerek L'estrangeDoug LawrenceEban SchletterEdgar LarrazábalEduardo AcostaEnnio Torresan, Jr.Eric FilipkowskiEric ShawErik WieseFrank WeissFred MillerFred OsmondGarrett HoGreg MillerGregor F. NarholzHeather MartinezHowie PerryIan GrahamIIya SkorupskyJack PendarvisJanice TolentinoJay LenderJennie MonicaJim SchumannJoe LissJoe WierengaJohn MagnessJohn TrabbicJosh AndroskyKaren HeathwoodKazKelly ArmstrongKent OsborneKris WimberlyKurt SnyderKyle McCullochLarry LeFrancisLarry LeichliterLeonard RobinsonLloyd AhlquistLuke BrookshierLynne NaylorMarc CeccarelliMarcelo SouzaMarco CinelloMark CaballeroMark O'HareMaureen MascarinaMerriwether WilliamsMike BellMike FasoloMike MitchellMike RothMonica DavilaMonica TomovaNate CashNick CrossNick JenningsOctavio RodriguezPaul TibbittPeter BennettPeter BurnsPeter ShukoffPhilip HarrisRichard PurselRobertryan CoryRob RosenRobert DressRyan KhatamRyan KramerSam HendersonSolomon GeorgioSeamus WalshSaeid ZameniateniSean CharmatzSean DempseySherm CohenShellie O'BrienStephen HerczegStephen HillenburgSteve FontiSteven BanksSyd DaleThaddeus Paul CouldronTim HillTim ParsonsTeale Reon WangTed SekoTodd WhiteTom KingTom YasumiTuck TuckerVincent WallerVirginia HawesWalt DohrnWilliam ReissWolf-Rudiger BlossZeus Cervas

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    • Tanhamman wrote: Theinvisiblehotdog wrote:Seacactus wrote:The oldest person ever was 122.The oldest was (unknown if actually correct) 162!!...
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