With director Fred Zinnemann on the set of “From Here to Eternity”.

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  1. July 8, 2012

    I saw him in 2008 at his autobiography event at Vroman’s Bookstore in Pasadena. RIP

    • July 8, 2012

      via his obituary in The New York Times –

      “Asked about his acting methods in 1973, Mr. Borgnine told The New York Times: “No Stanislavsky. I don’t chart out the life histories of the people I play. If I did, I’d be in trouble. I work with my heart and my head, and naturally emotions follow.”

      Sometimes he prayed, he said, or just reflected on character-appropriate thoughts. “If none of that works,” he added, “I think to myself of the money I’m making.”

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