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Actor, television personality and above U.S. Marine Corps arms baker R. Lee Ermey attends the 2016 National Shooting Sports Foundation’s Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade (SHOT) Appearance to advance his Outdoor Channel appearance “Gunnytime with R. Lee Ermey” at the Sands Expo and Convention Center on January 19, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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R. Lee Ermey, a above ignment insructor who became a Marine Corps figure for his uming of Arms Baker Hartman aka “The Gunny” in the 1972 blur “Full Metal Jacket, is dead, his administrator said. He was 74.
“It is with abysmal anguish that I affliction to acquaint you all that R. Lee Ermey (“The Gunny”) anesthetized abroad this morning from complications of pneumonia,” his manager, Bill Rogin, acquaint on Facebook. “He will be abundantly absent by all of us. It is a abhorrent accident that cipher was able for. He has meant so abundant to so abounding people. And, it is acutely difficult to absolutely quantify all of the abundant things this man has selflessly done for, and on account of, our abounding men and women in uniform.”
Rogin quoted one of the acclaimed curve from “Full Metal Jacket”: “This is my rifle. There are abounding like it, but this one is mine” to call Ermey. “There are abounding Gunny’s, but this one was OURS,” Rogin said. “And, we will account his anamnesis with achievement and kindness. Please abutment your men and women in uniform. That’s what he capital best of all.”
Ermey served as in the Marine Corps from 1961-1972, according to the Marine Times. According to the Marine Times, he larboard the Marine Corps as a agents sergeant, and after accustomed an honorary advance to arms baker from then-Commandant Gen. James Jones in 2002. He was stationed in Okinawa, Japan for one year until 1968, back he spent 14 months in Vietnam, according to Variety
Ermey landed his aboriginal blur role in 1979’s “Apocalypse Now,” and additionally served as a abstruse adviser to Francis Ford Coppola. He had a cardinal of baby roles afore landing the role in 1987’s “Full Metal Jacket.” He was nominated for a Golden Globe for the role of “The Gunny,” the ignment adviser who yelled curve such as “What is your above malfunction, ? Didn’t mommy and amoroso appearance you abundant absorption back you were a child?”
He had over 60 blur and television credits, including alive as a articulation in “SpongeBob SquarePants” and “Family Guy.”
He remained one of the few bourgeois choir in Hollywood. In 2010, he told TMZ he was accursed from a Geico bartering for adage President Obama “impose socialism” on the U.S. He after apologized for the remarks.
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