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Gunnery Sgt. R lee Ermey
« on: April 17, 2018, 11:57:14 PM »
Passed away overnight. US Marine, actor (Drill instructor Hartman in the movie , Full metal Jacket) RIP Bro.
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Re: Gunnery Sgt. R lee Ermey
« Reply #1 on: April 18, 2018, 01:48:12 AM »
Passed away overnight. US Marine, actor (Drill instructor Hartman in the movie , Full metal Jacket) RIP Bro.

Some of my friends knew him. Said he was a nice but straight forward guy. Loved his work and voice over.

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Re: Gunnery Sgt. R lee Ermey
« Reply #2 on: April 18, 2018, 08:22:02 AM »
Love the stuff he used to do on the History Channel. Absolutely the right person to have geeking out over an old bit of military kit.


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Re: Gunnery Sgt. R lee Ermey
« Reply #3 on: April 18, 2018, 11:58:24 AM »
Quite right. He was a board member of the NRA but given his background that would be no surprise.

He was hired as an advisor on Full Metal Jacket and sent in his own audition for the Sargent once he was there. Most of his dialogue was improvised on the spot. He wasn't an actor, he just played himself.
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Re: Gunnery Sgt. R lee Ermey
« Reply #4 on: April 18, 2018, 12:10:37 PM »
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Re: Gunnery Sgt. R lee Ermey
« Reply #5 on: April 20, 2018, 01:05:45 AM »
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Re: Gunnery Sgt. R lee Ermey
« Reply #7 on: April 20, 2018, 04:18:24 PM »
:lol: That was good.

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Re: Gunnery Sgt. R lee Ermey
« Reply #8 on: April 20, 2018, 05:29:23 PM »
I thought he was a really good actor...lot of folks saying he didn't need to act in Full Metal Jacket as he was an actual Drill Sergent and could just be himself, but there is so much more dimension to a character than just saying the lines, plus the reality of actually being on a set with cameras and crews,etc...I also really enjoyed his performance as the Mayor in the movie "Mississippi Burning"

Passed away overnight. US Marine, actor (Drill instructor Hartman in the movie , Full metal Jacket) RIP Bro.

Some of my friends knew him. Said he was a nice but straight forward guy. Loved his work and voice over.

Yeah I agree Joe, he did some great voice-over work, such as his work on the Christmas Classic, "Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer".

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Re: Gunnery Sgt. R lee Ermey
« Reply #9 on: April 20, 2018, 05:40:47 PM »
I thought he was a really good actor...lot of folks saying he didn't need to act in Full Metal Jacket as he was an actual Drill Sergent and could just be himself, but there is so much more dimension to a character than just saying the lines, plus the reality of actually being on a set with cameras and crews,etc...I also really enjoyed his performance as the Mayor in the movie "Mississippi Burning"

Passed away overnight. US Marine, actor (Drill instructor Hartman in the movie , Full metal Jacket) RIP Bro.

Some of my friends knew him. Said he was a nice but straight forward guy. Loved his work and voice over.

Yeah I agree Joe, he did some great voice-over work, such as his work on the Christmas Classic, "Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer".


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Re: Gunnery Sgt. R lee Ermey
« Reply #10 on: April 24, 2018, 06:24:13 AM »
RIP

Tbh this might be the only celebrity death that affects me but I'm never sad when someone dies. (except for one person trying to kill them self but they are still alive) I'm always happy if not feeling mildly okay. I'm not sure why this is but I grew up around death...a lot. So I always heard adults trying to find ways to feel better about it and I guess that rubs off on me in some many ways.

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