Award-Winning Actor Reads in Support of Children’s Literacy

Los Angeles (May 5, 2011) – SAG Foundation proudly announces the launch of Storyline Online’s newest project, a filmed reading of Marcus Pfister’s classic children’s book The Rainbow Fish, by SAG Life Achievement Award recipient Ernest Borgnine. The video and its accompanying interactive learning exercises may be accessed at
The critically-acclaimed and multiple-award-winning veteran actor joins a list of distinguished celebrities who have volunteered to read on camera for Storyline Online, part of the Foundation’s internationally-recognized Children’s Literacy Initiative.

Ernest Borgnine Reads The Rainbow Fish for Storyline Online
Ernest Borgnine Reads The Rainbow Fish for Storyline Online

Filming took place at the SAG Foundation Actors Center in Los Angeles.
Storyline Online brings children’s literature to life with celebrity readers and computer-enhanced illustrations for online streaming, available free of charge at any time of day. Donations to Storyline Online may be made at

About the Screen Actors Guild Foundation
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