R. Lee Ermey

1944 - 2018

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Ronald Lee Ermey (March 24, 1944 – April 15, 2018) was an American actor and 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 8,158,826 page views. His biography is available in 52 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 51 in 2019). R. Lee Ermey is the 574th most popular actor (down from 570th in 2019), the 1,065th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,165th in 2019) and the 290th 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 574 out of 10,030Before him are James Brolin, Michael Chekhov, Rade Šerbedžija, Winona Ryder, Max Linder, and Danny Aiello. After him are Adam West, Ray Milland, Lale Andersen, Carole Bouquet, Michele Placido, and Hanna Schygulla.

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Among people born in 1944, R. Lee Ermey ranks 62Before him are John Rhys-Davies, Kunishige Kamamoto, Udo Kier, Bernard Cornwell, Larry Ellison, and Günter Netzer. After him are Bernhard Schlink, Peter Weir, Robert Powell, Jeroen Krabbé, Klaus Nomi, and Bernard Hill. Among people deceased in 2018, R. Lee Ermey ranks 51Before him are Jamal Khashoggi, Whitey Bulger, Günter Blobel, Burton Richter, Reynaldo Bignone, and John Young. After him are Tsukasa Hosaka, Jean-Louis Tauran, Gérard Genette, Milena Dravić, Joe Jackson, and Wim Kok.

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Among people born in United States, R. Lee Ermey ranks 1,065 out of 15,968Before him are John Young (1930), James Abbott McNeill Whistler (1834), Winona Ryder (1971), Gerald Edelman (1929), Lyonel Feininger (1871), and Danny Aiello (1933). After him are Liliʻuokalani (1838), Adam West (1928), John Denver (1943), Yonatan Netanyahu (1946), Mary Ainsworth (1913), and Calamity Jane (1852).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, R. Lee Ermey ranks 290Before him are Richard Barthelmess (1895), Scarlett Johansson (1984), Robert Forster (1941), James Brolin (1940), Winona Ryder (1971), and Danny Aiello (1933). After him are Adam West (1928), Richard Dreyfuss (1947), Anne Hathaway (1982), Dennis Quaid (1954), Shelley Duvall (1949), and Jeremy Renner (1971).

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