R. Lee Ermey

R. Lee Ermey

  • Born on
    • March 24th, 1944
  • Died on
    • April 15th, 2018
Ronald Lee Ermey (March 24, 1944 – April 15, 2018) was a retired United States Marine Corps drill instructor and actor. Ermey often played the roles of authority figures, such as his breakout performance as Gunnery Sergeant Hartman in Full Metal Jacket, Mayor Tilman in the Alan Parker film Mississippi Burning, Bill Bowerman in Prefontaine, Sheriff Hoyt in The Texas Chainsaw Massacre remake, and plastic army men leader Sarge in the Toy Story films. He hosted two programs on the History Channel: Mail Call, in which he answered viewers' questions about various militaria both modern and historic; and Lock N' Load with R. Lee Ermey, which focused on the development of different types of weapons. He was a candidate for the National Rifle Association board of directors. Description above from the Wikipedia article R. Lee Ermey, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Acting (60 Credits)

2012The Watch as Manfred
2010Toy Story 3 as Sarge (voice)
2007Solstice as Leonard
2006The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning as Uncle Charlie Hewitt / Sheriff Hoyt
2006The Reef as Jack (voice)
2006X-Men: The Last Stand as Sergeant (voice)
2005Man of the House as Captain Nichols
2003Willard as Mr. Martin
2003The Texas Chainsaw Massacre as Sheriff Hoyt
2002The Salton Sea as Verne Plummer
2002Run Ronnie Run as Lead Kidnapper
2001Megiddo: The Omega Code 2 as President Richard Benson
2001Taking Sides as General Wallace
2001Scenes of the Crime as Mr. Parker
2001Saving Silverman as Coach
2001Recess: School's Out as Colonel O'Malley (voice)
2000Skipped Parts as Caspar Callahan
2000Buzz Lightyear of Star Command: The Adventure Begins as Sarge (voice)
1999Avalanche as Gary
1999You Know My Name as Marshal Nix
1999Toy Story 2 as Army Sarge (voice)
1999Life as Older Sheriff Pike
1999Roughnecks: Starship Troopers Chronicles as Sky Marshall SanchezWatch Free
1998The Sender as Colonel Rosewater
1998Gunshy as JerryWatch Free
1997Prefontaine as Bill Bowerman
1997Switchback as Sheriff Buck Olmstead
1997Dead Men Can't Dance as Senator Fowler
1997Weapons of Mass Distraction as Billy Paxton
1997Rough Riders as Secretary of State John Hay
1996Soul of the Game as Wilkie
1996The Frighteners as Sgt. Hiles
1996All Dogs Go to Heaven as Sergeant Yorkie
1995Se7en as Police Captain
1995Dead Man Walking as Clyde Percy
1995Savate as Benedict
1995Murder in the First as Judge Clawson
1995Toy Story as Sergeant (voice)
1995Best of the Best 3: No Turning Back as Preacher Brian
1995Leaving Las Vegas as Conventioneer
1994Love Is a Gun as Frank DeaconWatch Free
1994Chain of Command as Benjamin Brewster
1994On Deadly Ground as Stone
1994Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult as Prison Guard
1993Hexed as Detective Ferguson
1993Body Snatchers as General Platt
1993Sommersby as Dick Mead
1991The Terror Within II as Von Demming
1991Toy Soldiers as General Kramer
1990The Rift as Captain Phillips
1990Kid as Luke Clanton
1990I'm Dangerous Tonight as Lt. Ackman
199083 Hours 'Til Dawn as Glen FairlingWatch Free
1989Fletch Lives as Jimmy Lee Farnsworth
1988The Siege of Firebase Gloria as Sgt. Maj. Bill Hafner / Narrator
1988Mississippi Burning as Mayor Tilman
1987Full Metal Jacket as Gny. Sgt. Hartman
1984Purple Hearts as Gunny
1979Apocalypse Now as Eagle Thrust Seven Helicopter Pilot (uncredited)
1978The Boys in Company C as Sergeant Loyce

Himself (2 Credits)

2017Filmworker as Self
2010Machete Maidens Unleashed! as Himself


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