I was fortunate to attend a book signing Ernie held in Pasadena. My friend Jangoz and I attended and had our picture taken with him. He was at the table alone no agent, no publicity people and the line was a block long yet he took the time to talk with us like we were friends stopping by to say hello.
The movie I first remember seeing him in was The Poseidon Adventure. I loved him in it. He was so stubborn, but without being considered the villain of the movie. He was very memorable in it. The... more
He just stared(not co-stared) in a film made this year. It's called "The Man Who Shook the Hand of Vicente Fernandez" with Barry Corbin and Tony Plana. The guy made so many great films. RIP Ernie.... more
Vera Cruz, Bad Day at Black Rock, Marty, Barabbas, The Dirty Dozen, Ice Station Zebra, The Wild Bunch, A Bullet for Sandoval, Rain for a Dusty Summer, Hannie Caulder, The Trackers, The Revengers, The ... more