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R. Lee Ermey passes away at age 74.

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2018/04/15 20:21:18 (permalink)
R. Lee Ermey was a very cool guy IMO. Of course he is well known for his roles in movies such as Full Metal Jacket's Gunnery Sergeant Hartman, but he also served our country in the Marine Corps. I watch a lot of firearms related videos on YouTube and he was on many different channels, so it's cool seeing him help out the small guys. He passed away at the age of 74.
 
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    Re: R. Lee Ermey passes away at age 74. 2018/04/15 20:37:27 (permalink)
     
    Good actor. R.I.P.

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    Re: R. Lee Ermey passes away at age 74. 2018/04/15 21:36:53 (permalink)
    Dang I like him. He was a better actor then a lot of the jack wagons out  there.

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    Re: R. Lee Ermey passes away at age 74. 2018/04/15 22:33:02 (permalink)
    R.I.P. Gunny
     

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    Re: R. Lee Ermey passes away at age 74. 2018/04/16 00:32:05 (permalink)
    A Wonderful actor and he spent 11 years in the USMC. Semper Fi Gunny. 

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    Re: R. Lee Ermey passes away at age 74. 2018/04/16 00:34:58 (permalink)
    Semper Fi Gunny! I enjoyed his movies a lot
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    Re: R. Lee Ermey passes away at age 74. 2018/04/16 00:49:59 (permalink)
    I remember reading that he wasn't an actor but the guy hired to teach the actor how to act like a drill Sargent. After a string of insults he got hired as the actor and won the academy award for his role.

    Edit: I was wrong he didn’t win the academy award bu the movie itself did because of his role. He was just nominated for a golden globe.
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    Re: R. Lee Ermey passes away at age 74. 2018/04/16 07:01:01 (permalink)
    I always liked his roles in movies and the commercials I saw him in.  Whenever I'd see him in those "drill sgt" roles, it always brought back memories of my Marine Corps boot camp days...
     
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    Re: R. Lee Ermey passes away at age 74. 2018/04/16 11:17:36 (permalink)
    R.I.P.

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    Re: R. Lee Ermey passes away at age 74. 2018/04/16 11:23:44 (permalink)
    I enjoyed him as well. R.I.P. Gunny. He had a show on one of the outdoor channels about weaponry, ect. Gunny time? 
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    Re: R. Lee Ermey passes away at age 74. 2018/04/16 13:03:11 (permalink)
    Full metal jacket opening sequence is still gold. R.I.P.
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    Re: R. Lee Ermey passes away at age 74. 2018/04/16 13:15:05 (permalink)
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    Full metal jacket opening sequence is still gold. R.I.P.


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    Re: R. Lee Ermey passes away at age 74. 2018/04/16 13:32:47 (permalink)
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    Full metal jacket opening sequence is still gold. R.I.P.


    The brilliance of the director Stanley Kubrick.


    I read how they did the scene. Stanley Kubric brought this guy in and said "act". No script. Not to take away from Kubric's brilliance, but the opening sequence is great 90% thanks to Lee Ermey.
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    Re: R. Lee Ermey passes away at age 74. 2018/04/16 20:22:50 (permalink)
    He will definitely be missed, R.I.P. Gunny
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    Re: R. Lee Ermey passes away at age 74. 2018/04/17 17:36:29 (permalink)
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    Re: R. Lee Ermey passes away at age 74. 2018/04/18 19:33:00 (permalink)
    He was an awesome therapist. 
     


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    Re: R. Lee Ermey passes away at age 74. 2018/04/19 08:10:19 (permalink)
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    He was an awesome therapist. 
     



      That was one of the funny commercials I was referring to above.  Priceless...


     


     
     
     
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    Re: R. Lee Ermey passes away at age 74. 2018/04/19 11:58:18 (permalink)
    End of an era. Like many future US Marines I watched his iconic roll prior to enlisting. The real DI experience is much much worse. 
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