R Lee Ermey, Full Metal Jacket actor, dies aged 74

Former marine known for playing tough military roles in film and TV dies

R Lee Ermey, a former marine who made a career in acting playing hard-nosed military men like Gunnery Sgt Hartman in Stanley Kubrick’s Full Metal Jacket, has died.

Ermey’s manager, Bill Rogin, said he died on Sunday morning from pneumonia-related complications. He was 74.

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Source: theguardian
R Lee Ermey, Full Metal Jacket actor, dies aged 74