R. Lee Ermey, the actor known for his Golden Globe-nominated role as an intimidating drill sergeant in “Full Metal Jacket,” died Sunday at the age of 74, according to his manager. Ermey died from complications of pneumonia.
Ronald Lee Ermey was an American actor and voice actor. He achieved fame when he played Gunnery Sergeant Hartman in the 1987 film Full Metal Jacket, which earned him a Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor. Wikipedia
Watch the Full Metal Jacket opening scene below in remembrance of the iconic actor.