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R. Lee Ermey

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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Mar 24, 1944 In Emporia, Kansas, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie The Boys in Company C 1978-02-02
Latest Project:
Movie Filmworker 2018-05-11
Known For
Poster of Toy Story 3
Poster of Mail Call
Poster of Toy Story 2
Poster of Se7en
Movie Filmworker Self 2018-05-11
Movie Kubrick Remembered 2014-11-04
Movie The Watch Manfred 2012-07-26
Movie Toy Story 3 Sarge (voice) 2010-06-16
Movie Machete Maidens Unleashed! Himself 2010-10-15
Movie Lock N Load with R. Lee Ermey Unknown 2009-01-01
Series Batman: The Brave and the Bold Wildcat (voice) 2008-11-14
Movie Solstice Leonard 2008-01-01
Series Eleventh Hour Unknown 2008-10-09
Movie Down to the Bone: Anatomy of a Prequel Himself 2007-02-28
Movie X-Men: The Last Stand Sergeant (voice) 2006-05-24
Movie Shark Bait Jack (voice) 2006-07-07
Movie The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning Uncle Charlie Hewitt / Sheriff Hoyt 2006-10-06
Movie Man of the House Captain Nichols 2005-02-25
Movie Chainsaw Redux: Making a Massacre Himself / Sheriff Hoyt 2004-01-01
Series House John House 2004-11-16
Series Father of the Pride Unknown 2004-08-31
Movie Willard Mr. Martin 2003-03-14
Series My Life as a Teenage Robot Unknown 2003-08-01
Movie The Texas Chainsaw Massacre Sheriff Hoyt 2003-05-21
Series Kim Possible Unknown 2002-06-07
Series Mail Call Unknown 2002-08-04
Movie Scenes of the Crime Mr. Parker 2002-05-11
Movie The Salton Sea Verne Plummer 2002-01-01
Movie Birdseye Sheriff Gathers 2002-08-07
Series Fillmore! Unknown 2002-09-14
Movie Run Ronnie Run Lead Kidnapper 2002-09-16
Series Pet Star Unknown 2002-08-09
Movie Recess: School's Out Colonel O'Malley (voice) 2001-01-27
Movie Taking Sides General Wallace 2001-01-01
Movie Saving Silverman Coach 2001-02-09
Movie Megiddo: The Omega Code 2 President Richard Benson 2001-09-07
Movie On the Borderline Captain Elias 2001-10-23
Series Invader ZIM Unknown 2001-03-30
Series Scrubs Janitor's Father 2001-10-02
Movie Skipped Parts Caspar Callahan 2000-06-06
Movie Buzz Lightyear of Star Command: The Adventure Begins Sarge (voice) 2000-08-08
Movie The Chaos Factor Col. Ben Wilder 2000-01-01
Movie Jericho Marshall 2000-10-01
Series The District Unknown 2000-10-07
Movie You Know My Name Marshal Nix 1999-08-22
Series Family Guy Unknown 1999-01-31
Series Roughnecks: Starship Troopers Chronicles Sky Marshall Sanchez 1999-08-30
Movie Life Older Sheriff Pike 1999-04-16
Movie Escape from Alaska Gary 1999-07-28
Series The Big Guy and Rusty the Boy Robot Unknown 1999-09-18
Movie The Apartment Complex Frank Stanton 1999-10-31
Movie Toy Story 2 Army Sarge (voice) 1999-10-30
Series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Walter Burlock 1999-09-20
Movie Gunshy Jerry 1998-03-06
Series Maximum Bob Unknown 1998-08-04
Movie The Sender Colonel Rosewater 1998-06-22
Movie Prefontaine Bill Bowerman 1997-01-24
Movie Dead Men Can't Dance Senator Fowler 1997-04-17
Series Rough Riders Secretary of State John Hay 1997-01-01
Movie Weapons of Mass Distraction Billy Paxton 1997-11-10
Series The Angry Beavers Unknown 1997-04-20
Movie Switchback Sheriff Buck Olmstead 1997-10-31
Series Cracker Lieutenant Fry 1997-09-18
Series E! True Hollywood Story Unknown 1996-03-29
Series High Incident Tony Van Camp 1996-03-04
Movie Soul of the Game Wilkie 1996-04-20
Movie Stanley Kubrick: The Invisible Man Self 1996-06-20
Series Promised Land Unknown 1996-09-17
Series All Dogs Go To Heaven: The Series Sergeant Yorkie 1996-09-21
Movie The Frighteners Sgt. Hiles 1996-07-18
Movie Savate Unknown 1995-08-24
Movie Best of the Best 3: No Turning Back Preacher Brian 1995-05-17
Movie Murder in the First Judge Clawson 1995-01-20
Movie Se7en Police Captain 1995-09-22
Movie Leaving Las Vegas Conventioneer 1995-10-27
Series Space: Above and Beyond Sgt. Major Bougas 1995-09-24
Movie Toy Story Sergeant (voice) 1995-10-30
Movie Dead Man Walking Clyde Percy 1995-12-29
Movie French Silk Chief Crowder 1994-01-23
Movie Chain of Command Benjamin Brewster 1994-01-01
Movie On Deadly Ground Stone 1994-02-18
Movie Naked Gun 33⅓: The Final Insult Prison Guard 1994-03-18
Series Sweet Justice Luke 1994-09-15
Movie Love Is a Gun Frank Deacon 1994-11-30
Movie Hexed Detective Ferguson 1993-01-22
Movie Sommersby Dick Mead 1993-02-05
Series The X-Files Unknown 1993-09-10
Movie Body Snatchers General Platt 1993-06-09
Series Human Target Unknown 1992-07-20
Movie The Terror Within II Von Demming 1991-01-18
Movie Toy Soldiers General Kramer 1991-04-24
Series Street Justice Special Agent Landau 1991-09-29
Series Civil Wars Unknown 1991-11-20
Movie The Rift Captain Phillips 1990-03-09
Movie The Take Weller 1990-03-29
Movie 83 Hours 'Til Dawn Glen Fairling 1990-11-04
Movie I'm Dangerous Tonight Lt. Ackman 1990-08-08
Movie Kid Luke Clanton 1990-11-02
Movie The Siege of Firebase Gloria Sgt. Maj. Bill Hafner / Narrator 1989-01-27
Movie Fletch Lives Jimmy Lee Farnsworth 1989-03-17
Series The Simpsons Unknown 1989-12-17
Series Tales from the Crypt Unknown 1989-06-10
Movie Demonstone Col. Joe Haines 1989-10-19
Series China Beach Unknown 1988-04-26
Movie Mississippi Burning Mayor Tilman 1988-12-08
Movie Full Metal Jacket Gny. Sgt. Hartman 1987-06-26
Series Miami Vice Unknown 1984-09-16
Movie Purple Hearts Gunny 1984-03-30
Movie Apocalypse Now Eagle Thrust Seven Helicopter Pilot (uncredited) 1979-08-15
Movie The Boys in Company C Sergeant Loyce 1978-02-02