• RIP R. Lee Ermey

    7 monthes ago - By Monster Crap

    1944 - 2018
    Sadly we have learned today that R. Lee Ermey, the man who played our favorite asshole drill sergeant has passed away due complications due to pneumonia at the age of 74. He never went to classes to be an actor as he was a drill sergeant in real life, he was just that damn good and when the role of Gunner Sergeant Hartman came up, he fought for and won that role from an actor who already had the role. And boy, are we all glad he got that role as clips from YouTube or anywhere can attest, he was made for that role. Monster Crap does remember him for a rather small role in a...
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  • Full Metal Jacket Star R. Lee Ermey Dies at 74

    Full Metal Jacket Star R. Lee Ermey Dies at 74

    7 monthes ago - By Screen Rant

    Golden Globe-nominated actor R. Lee Ermey has died at age 74. Although he is probably best known for his role as Gunnery Sgt. Hartman in Full Metal Jacket, Ermey made a career of bringing no-nonsense military personnel to life on the big screen.
    One of Ermey's first roles was as a chopper pilot in Apocalypse Now , during which time he also acted as a technical advisor to Francis Ford Coppola. After some minor film parts, the actor was meant to advise on another movie as well: Full Metal Jacket. However, Stanley Kubrick was so impressed by an instructional tape that Ermey...
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