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R. Lee Ermey

1944 - 2018

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Ronald Lee Ermey (March 24, 1944 – April 15, 2018) was an American actor and U.S. Marine drill instructor. He achieved fame for his role as Gunnery Sergeant Hartman in the 1987 film Full Metal Jacket, which earned him a Golden Globe nomination for Best Supporting Actor. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of R. Lee Ermey has received more than 9,553,308 page views. His biography is available in 53 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 52 in 2019). R. Lee Ermey is the 551st most popular actor (up from 574th in 2019), the 1,022nd most popular biography from United States (up from 1,064th in 2019) and the 274th most popular American Actor.

R. Lee Ermey is most famous for his role as Gunnery Sergeant Hartman in Stanley Kubrick's 1987 film "Full Metal Jacket."

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Among actors, R. Lee Ermey ranks 551 out of 9,996Before him are Michele Placido, Alberto Sordi, Kenneth Branagh, Björn Andrésen, Ingrid Thulin, and Claudine Auger. After him are Rosemary Harris, John Holmes, Jean-Louis Barrault, Kim Cattrall, Jeremy Renner, and Raf Vallone.

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Among people born in 1944, R. Lee Ermey ranks 59Before him are Jane Hawking, Kunishige Kamamoto, François Cevert, Jean-Pierre Léaud, Luigi Riva, and Abdul Hamid. After him are John Holmes, Rudy Giuliani, Jonathan Demme, Bora Milutinović, Norodom Ranariddh, and Udo Kier. Among people deceased in 2018, R. Lee Ermey ranks 41Before him are Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Roy J. Glauber, Bernard Lewis, V. S. Naipaul, Gudrun Burwitz, and Barbara Bush. After him are Riccardo Giacconi, Burton Richter, Jens Christian Skou, Milena Dravić, Claude Lanzmann, and Günter Blobel.

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Among people born in United States, R. Lee Ermey ranks 1,022 out of 18,182Before him are Anne Hathaway (1982), Robert W. Holley (1922), Chester Bennington (1976), Ed Wood (1924), Mark David Chapman (1955), and Lee Miller (1907). After him are Thomas Huckle Weller (1915), John Holmes (1944), Chris Isaak (1956), Jerry Bruckheimer (1943), Clifford Shull (1915), and Rudy Giuliani (1944).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, R. Lee Ermey ranks 274Before him are Richard Dreyfuss (1947), Jim Belushi (1954), Kevin Kline (1947), Gillian Anderson (1968), Steve Buscemi (1957), and Anne Hathaway (1982). After him are John Holmes (1944), Jeremy Renner (1971), Edna Purviance (1895), Renée Zellweger (1969), Sarah Jessica Parker (1965), and Gary Sinise (1955).

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