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R. Lee Ermey is a Actor American born on 24 march 1944 at Emporia (USA)

R. Lee Ermey

R. Lee Ermey
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Birth name Ronald Lee Ermey
Nationality USA
Birth 24 march 1944 at Emporia (USA)
Death 15 april 2018 (at 74 years)

Ronald Lee Ermey (born March 24, 1944) is an American actor, best known for his role as austere Gunnery Sergeant Hartman in Full Metal Jacket, which earned him a Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor. He is a retired United States Marine Corps staff sergeant and an honorary gunnery sergeant; during his tenure in the U.S. Marine Corps, he served as a drill instructor.

Ermey has often been typecast for roles of authority figures, such as Mayor Tilman in the film Mississippi Burning, Bill Bowerman in Prefontaine, Sheriff Hoyt in The Texas Chainsaw Massacre remake, Jimmy Lee Farnsworth in Fletch Lives, Police Captain in Seven, plastic army men leader Sarge in the Toy Story films, Lt. "Tice" Ryan in Rocket Power, and the Warden in SpongeBob SquarePants.

He has 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 concerned the development of different types of weapons.

Biography

Ermey married his wife Nila in 1975. They have four children. In Ermey's television show Lock N' Load with R. Lee Ermey, he refers to his wife as "Mrs. Gunny."

Best films

Se7en (1995)
(Actor)
On Deadly Ground (1994)
(Actor)
Full Metal Jacket (1987)
(Actor)
Mississippi Burning (1988)
(Actor)

Usually with

Lee Unkrich
Lee Unkrich
(3 films)
John Lasseter
John Lasseter
(3 films)
Frank Welker
Frank Welker
(4 films)
Jeff Pidgeon
Jeff Pidgeon
(4 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of R. Lee Ermey (65 films)

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Actor

The Watch
The Watch (2012)
, 1h42
Directed by Akiva Schaffer
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Comedy, Action, Horror, Comic science fiction
Themes Comedy science fiction films, Films set in the future, Films about extraterrestrial life, Children's films, Films about extraterrestrial life, Alien invasions in films, Disaster films
Actors Ben Stiller, Vince Vaughn, Jonah Hill, Richard Ellef Ayoade, Rosemarie DeWitt, Nicholas Braun
Roles Manfred
Rating56% 2.848732.848732.848732.848732.84873
In the town of Glenview, Ohio, Evan Trautwig (Ben Stiller) is an active participant in the community and senior manager of the local Costco store. His life is disrupted when the store's night security guard, Antonio Guzman (Joseph A. Nunez) is murdered. The local police have no leads, and show no interest in investigating further. Determined to find the killer and bring him to justice, Evan decides to form a neighborhood watch. However, he only manages to recruit Bob (Vince Vaughn), a construction worker and loving father; Franklin (Jonah Hill), a high school dropout who dreams of being a police officer but failed the written, physical, and mental-health tests; and Jamarcus (Richard Ayoade), a recent divorcé.
Toy Story 3, 1h43
Directed by Lee Unkrich
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Comedy-drama, Animation
Themes Jeu, Prison films, Films about toys, Évasion, Buddy films, Children's films
Actors Tom Hanks, John Morris, Tim Allen, Joan Cusack, Ned Beatty, Don Rickles
Roles Sarge (voice)
Rating82% 4.1464654.1464654.1464654.1464654.146465
Andy, now 17 years old, is about to leave for college, and his toys have not been played with for years. He intends to take only Woody with him, and puts Buzz Lightyear, Jessie and the other toys in a bag to be stored in the attic. Andy's mother mistakenly takes the bag to the curb for garbage pickup. The toys escape and, believing Andy intended to throw them away, decide to climb in a donation box with Barbie bound for Sunnyside Daycare. Woody follows them and tries to explain the mistake, but they refuse to believe him.
Machete Maidens Unleashed!
Genres Documentary
Themes Documentary films about business, Documentary films about the film industry
Actors Roger Corman, Colleen Camp, John Landis, Sid Haig, R. Lee Ermey, Joe Dante
Roles Himself
Rating73% 3.690243.690243.690243.690243.69024
Des femmes plantureuses, des monstres mutants et des agents secrets nains… On trouvait tout cela dans les films de genre philippins des années 70 et 80. Envahissant les drive-ins du monde entier, les Philippines sont devenues un eldorado pour les réalisateurs de films dits « d'exploitation », alliant une main d'œuvre bon marché, un cadre exotique et une règlementation inexistante en matière de santé et de sécurité. Ce documentaire retrace l'histoire d'un genre sans scrupules, sans scénarios, sans frontières et - plus souvent que jamais - sans vêtements…
Solstice
Solstice (2008)
, 1h31
Directed by Daniel Myrick
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Horror
Actors Elisabeth Harnois, Shawn Ashmore, Tyler Hoechlin, Amanda Seyfried, Matt O'Leary, Hilarie Burton Morgan
Roles Leonard
Rating53% 2.652342.652342.652342.652342.65234
Megan (Harnois) has been distraught since her twin sister Sophie (Harnois) committed suicide a few months ago. When it comes time for their annual summer solstice trip to a lake house in the bayous of Louisiana with her friends, Megan reluctantly decides to go. Once the five friends arrive, Megan soon begins to suspect that her dead sister is trying to communicate with her as the solstice—the time when our world and the next are closest—approaches. she sees numerous shadow-like figures, mud runs from all the taps, and Megan is "followed" by Sophie's key chain that she keeps getting rid of. Whenever the shadow figure appears, or Megan has a nightmare, the key chain appears.
Shark Bait
Shark Bait (2006)
, 1h17
Origin USA
Genres Adventure, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Seafaring films, Transport films, Films about sharks, Mise en scène d'un poisson, Children's films
Actors Freddie Prinze, Jr., Rob Schneider, Evan Rachel Wood, Donal Logue, Michael Cornacchia, Andrew Roane Dick
Roles Jack (voice)
Rating42% 2.1244552.1244552.1244552.1244552.124455
Pisces, or Pi (Freddie Prinze, Jr.), is a 5 year old orange fish who lives happily with his parents Pike and Piara in the polluted harbor of Boston, Massachusetts, until a fishing boat scoops them from the sea. Pi's parents manage to help him escape, but cannot escape themselves. Before Pi's parents are taken away, Piara tells Pi to promise her he would go live with his aunt. Pi's porpoise friends Percy (Trent Ford) and Percy's mother Meg (Megahn Perry) take Pi to live with his aunt Pearl (Fran Drescher) and cousin Dylan (Andy Dick) on an exotic reef. When Pi reaches the reef he is 25 years old and has stayed with the porpoises for most of his life. As he tries to settle himself in this new world, the sweet and well-meaning Pi makes some good friends in his new home. When he first arrives, Pi immediately falls in love with Cordelia (Evan Rachel Wood), a celebrity fish who has appeared of the front cover of National Geographic Magazine.
X-Men: The Last Stand, 1h44
Directed by Brett Ratner
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Themes Superhero films, Super-héros inspiré de comics, Children's films
Actors Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry, Ian McKellen, Famke Janssen, Anna Paquin, Kelsey Grammer
Roles Sergeant (voice)
Rating66% 3.3478353.3478353.3478353.3478353.347835
Twenty years ago, Professor Charles Xavier and Erik Lehnsherr meet young Jean Grey at her parents' house to invite her to join their school. Ten years later, the industrialist father of Warren Worthington III discovers his son is a mutant as Warren tries to cut off his wings.
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning, 1h36
Directed by Jonathan Liebesman
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Horror, Slasher
Themes Serial killer films
Actors Jordana Brewster, Taylor Handley, Matt Bomer, Diora Baird, Andrew Bryniarski, R. Lee Ermey
Roles Uncle Charlie Hewitt / Sheriff Hoyt
Rating58% 2.9016052.9016052.9016052.9016052.901605
In 1939, a woman dies while giving birth in a slaughterhouse, and the manager disposes the baby in a dumpster. A young woman, Luda Mae Hewitt (Marietta Marich), finds the child while searching for food. She takes him back to the Hewitt residence, names him Thomas, and decides to raise him as her own.
Man of the House, 1h40
Directed by Stephen Herek
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Action
Themes Dance films, Sports films
Actors Tommy Lee Jones, Christina Milian, Cedric the Entertainer, Paula Garcés, Monica Keena, Vanessa Ferlito
Roles Captain Nichols
Rating54% 2.700932.700932.700932.700932.70093
At the beginning of the film, two lonesome Texas Rangers, Roland Sharp (Tommy Lee Jones) and Maggie Swanson (Liz Vassey), are going to a church in order to question Percy Stevens (Cedric the Entertainer) about the whereabouts of his former prison roommate, Morgan Ball, who they want to testify against organized crime boss John Cortland. Percy is indignant, telling Sharp and Swanson that he is a "man of God" and hasn't spoken with Ball in years. However, Percy's cellphone rings, displaying Ball's name. Sharp and Swanson track down Ball to the warehouse, where Ball gives Sharp a key in an attempt to buy him off. Instead, Sharp takes the key and forces Ball outside, where FBI agent Eddie Zane (Brian Van Holt) is waiting. As they talk, a sniper begins shooting, wounding Swanson and giving Ball a chance to escape. It is revealed the sniper is after Ball, and a group of cheerleaders from the University of Texas at Austin witness his murder. Agent Zane is found shot in the arm next to Ball's body and claims he didn't see the sniper.
Willard
Willard (2003)
, 1h40
Directed by Glen Morgan
Origin Canada
Genres Thriller, Horror
Themes Films about animals, Natural horror films
Actors Crispin Glover, R. Lee Ermey, Laura Harring, Jackie Burroughs, Ashlyn Gere, Ty Olsson
Roles Frank Martin
Rating60% 3.0490753.0490753.0490753.0490753.049075
Willard Stiles (Crispin Glover) is a social misfit taking care of his ill and fragile but verbally abusive mother Henrietta (Jackie Burroughs) in a musty old mansion that is also home to a colony of rats. Willard finds himself constantly humiliated in front of his co-workers by his cruel boss, Frank Martin (R. Lee Ermey), a vicious man who assumed control of the company from Willard's father upon his death, and whose professional interest in Willard extends to a personal financial one. A co-worker, Cathryn (Laura Elena Harring), has sympathy for the quirky Willard. Cathryn becomes Willard's friend and love interest.
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, 1h38
Directed by Marcus Nispel
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Horror, Slasher
Themes Serial killer films
Actors Jessica Biel, Jonathan Tucker, Andrew Bryniarski, Erica Leerhsen, Mike Vogel, Eric Balfour
Roles Sheriff Hoyt
Rating61% 3.099413.099413.099413.099413.09941
On August 18, 1973, five young adults, Erin (Jessica Biel), her boyfriend Kemper (Eric Balfour) and their friends Morgan (Jonathan Tucker), Andy (Mike Vogel), and Pepper (Erica Leerhsen), are on their way to a Lynyrd Skynyrd concert after returning from Mexico to buy marijuana. While driving through Texas, they pick up a distraught hitchhiker (Lauren German) they see walking in the middle of the road. They try to talk to the hitchhiker, who speaks incoherently about "a bad man." She then pulls out a .357 Magnum and shoots herself in the mouth.
Frank McKlusky, C.I., 1h30
Directed by Arlene Sanford
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Action
Actors Cameron Richardsons, Randy Quaid, Dave Sheridan, Dolly Parton, Enrico Colantoni, Kevin P. Farley
Roles Jockey master
Rating42% 2.109852.109852.109852.109852.10985
Frank McKlusky is an insurance claims investigator who has been zealously safety conscious since witnessing a horrible motorcycle stunt gone awry in his childhood, an accident that left his father comatose. Frank still lives at home under the watchful eye of his mother and wears a helmet everywhere he goes. When his partner is killed, Frank is forced to leave his safe and secure life behind, go undercover, and crack the case, which he discovers is a sinister conspiracy. Unfortunately for the villains, Frank turns out to be a first-class bumbler in the Inspector Clouseau mold.
Scenes of the Crime, 1h31
Directed by Dominique Forma
Origin German
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action
Actors Jeff Bridges, Jon Abrahams, R. Lee Ermey, Mädchen Amick, Morris Chestnut, Kerri Randles
Roles Mr. Parker
Rating58% 2.90212.90212.90212.90212.9021
The story revolves around a young driver, Lenny (Abrahams), working for a gangster, running various errands and asking no questions. After the kidnapping of an enemy mobster, Jimmy Berg (Bridges), a bitter feud erupts between the two groups with Lenny caught in the middle. Stuck in a van alone with Berg, surrounded by Berg's men, the otherwise neutral driver is forced to choose a side, but is torn by the decision.
Run Ronnie Run, 1h26
Directed by Troy Miller
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Actors David Koechner, David Cross, Jill Talley, Ben Stiller, Bob Odenkirk, Jack Black
Roles Lead Kidnapper
Rating62% 3.149313.149313.149313.149313.14931
Ronnie Dobbs (David Cross)—a redneck petty criminal whose hijinks are caught on tape by a Cops-like television show called Fuzz—is noticed by failing infomercial personality/inventor Terry Twillstein (Bob Odenkirk), who notices Dobbs's popularity with lowbrow viewers. He promotes the idea for a Ronnie Dobbs show to television executives entitled "Ronnie Dobbs Gets Arrested" in which Ronnie is arrested in a different city each week. The show becomes a phenomenal success leading to a level of fame & fortune that dramatically changes Dobbs' life.
The Salton Sea, 1h43
Directed by D.J. Caruso
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about drugs
Actors Val Kilmer, Vincent D'Onofrio, Doug Hutchison, Peter Sarsgaard, Adam Goldberg, Luis Guzmán
Roles Verne Plummer
Rating70% 3.548443.548443.548443.548443.54844
While playing the trumpet in a burning room, the protagonist's voice is heard in narration. His story begins with him posing as "Danny Parker", a speed freak addicted to methamphetamine, who hangs out with friends while indulging in drugs. He also moonlights as an informant for two corrupt cops, Gus Morgan (Doug Hutchison) and Al Garcetti (Anthony LaPaglia). He is trying to set up a large meth score with notorious drug dealer Pooh Bear (D'Onofrio), an eccentric psychopath who lost his nose to excessive snorting of "Gack" (meth), while also attempting to set up a sting operation for Morgan and Garcetti.