R. Lee Ermey
Born: March 24, 1944
Number of Roles: 116
Best Known for Playing: Gruff and angry drill sergeants and other military authority figures.
First Appearance: Sergeant Loyce in The Boys of Baker Company (1978)
Most Recent Appearance: Walter Burlock on Law & Order: SVU (2010)
- Gunnery Sergeant Hartman in Full Metal Jacket
- General Kramer in Toy Soldiers
- Brisco County Sr. on Brisco County Jr.
- Stone in On Deadly Ground
- Conventioneer in Leaving Las Vegas
- Police Captain in Se7en
- Colonel Hapablap on The Simpsons
- Reverand Patrick Findley on The X-Files
- Sarge in Toy Story
- Sgt. Hiles in The Frighteners
- Mr. Martin in Willard
- Coach in Saving Silverman
- Wildcat on Batman: The Brave and the Bold
- Served 11 years in the Marines before starting acting, achieved the rank of Staff Sergeant and was awarded an honorary rank of Gunnery Sgt.
- Originally hired just to be a technical advisor on Full Metal Jacket
- Hosted two History Channel military shows, Mail Call and Lock n Load.
- Prefers comedic roles over dramatic ones.
I’m like the J. Jonah Jameson of Everything Action, writing and editing and constantly demanding pictures of Spider-Man.