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R. Lee Ermey, former Marine Corps drill instructor and ‘Full Metal Jacket’ actor, dies at 74

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R. Lee Ermey, a former Marine Corps drill instructor known as the sadistic Gunnery Sgt. Hartman in Stanley Kubrick’s “Full Metal Jacket,” died Sunday morning, according to Fox News, citing his longtime manager. He was 74.

 

http://myfox8.com/2018/04/15/r-lee-ermey-former-marine-corps-drill-instructor-and-full-metal-jacket-actor-dies-at-74/

 

I'm surprised @GySgtermey didn't post this. 

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Apr 15th 2018
 
Statement from R. Lee Ermey's long time manager, Bill Rogin: It is with deep sadness that I regret to inform you all that R. Lee Ermey ("The Gunny") passed away this morning from complications of pneumonia. He will be greatly missed by all of us. Semper Fi, Gunny. Godspeed.

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https://twitter.com/DSmasne/status/985665615577821184

Full Metal Jacket - Gunnery Sergeant Hartman

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R. Lee Ermey, 74, a former @USMC sergeant, and drill instructor from 1961-1974, had more than 60 film credits to his name. His first was in Francis Ford Coppola's 'Apocalypse Now'

R. Lee Ermey, ‘Full Metal Jacket’ Golden Globe Nominee, Dies at 74

R. Lee Ermey, best known for his Golden Globe-nominated portrayal of Gunnery Sergeant Hartman in “Full Metal Jacket,” has died. He was 74.

Ermey’s longtime manager announced the news via a tweet to Ermey’s official Twitter account.


http://variety.com/2018/film/news/r-lee-ermey-dead-dies-full-metal-jacket-golden-globe-nominee-1202753747/

https://video.twimg.com/tweet_video/Da3IWubW4AEYf6n.mp4

Sempre Fi Gunny Rest in Peace!
Goodbye Gunny it was nice knowing you and Godspeed.

 Serg..........

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36 minutes ago, JayDee said:

R. Lee Ermey, a former Marine Corps drill instructor known as the sadistic Gunnery Sgt. Hartman in Stanley Kubrick’s “Full Metal Jacket,” died Sunday morning, according to Fox News, citing his longtime manager. He was 74.

 

http://myfox8.com/2018/04/15/r-lee-ermey-former-marine-corps-drill-instructor-and-full-metal-jacket-actor-dies-at-74/

 

I'm surprised @GySgtermey didn't post this. 

got the news late.........sad to here Gunnery pass.......:(

he will be miss!

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RIP Mr. R. Lee Ermey

Here is some of his epic humor! 

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1 hour ago, GySgtermey said:

got the news late.........sad to here Gunnery pass.......:(

he will be miss!

R. Lee was a great actor along with being a bad ass.  I would have liked to have the opportunity to work with him.  I admired his skills and tenacity.  RIP Gunny,  you trained a lot of Marines and our Country thanks you for your service.   :big-usa-flag:

 

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Oh damn. RIP Gunny semper fi. 

:tissuespls: 

 

Great man, great actor, great American! 

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