Just found out he passed. Gone Feb. 10, 2019. Airwolf was one of my favorites as a kid. Jan-Michael was the man on that show. It was years later before I learned who Ernest Borgnine was, and why he was relevant as more than just the supporting old man on the show.
Time is undefeated. Especially when IV cocaine and alcoholism is involved.
This side-by-side tells the story:
As for me, I choose to always remember him like this: