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RIP R Lee Ermy, The Marine Corps' Most Famous Drill Instructor, Dead At 74 - The Newport Blast
The Marine-turned-actor’s performance in Full Metal Jacket defined the USMC Drill Instructor for the world. Ronald Lee Ermey, better known as R. Lee Ermey, passed away at 74 on Sunday, April 15, 2018. Though he has 124 acting credits to his name, he will be forever remembered as Gunnery Sergeant Hartman, the Marine Corps drill …