R. Lee Ermey

Born: 24 March 1944
Dead: 15 April 2018
In: Santa Monica


Short description:

He was an American actor, voice actor and Marine corps drill instructor. He achieved fame when he played Gunnery Sergeant Hartman in the 1987 film Full Metal Jacket, which earned him a Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor. Ermey was also a United States Marine Corps staff sergeant and an honorary gunnery sergeant. Ermey was often typecast in authority figure roles, such as Mayor Tilman in the film Mississippi Burning and the plastic army men leader Sarge in the Toy Story films!


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