15 Apr '18, 11pm

BREAKING: ‘Full Metal Jacket’ actor, Marine icon R. Lee Ermey dies at 74. Semper Fi, Gunny https://t.co/464c2QhtX1

R. Lee Ermey , legendary Marine and one of the most memorable actors from the movie “Full Metal Jacket ,” died Sunday. Ermey passed away from complications of pneumonia, Bill Rogin, Ermey’s long-time manager, said in a statement on Twitter. “It is with deep sadness that I regret to inform you all that R. Lee Ermey (“The Gunny”) passed away this morning from complications of pneumonia. He will be greatly missed by all of us,“ Rogin wrote. In a statement to Marine Corps Times, Rogin added that nobody was prepared for the “terrible loss” of Ermey. “He has meant so much to so many people. And it is extremely difficult to truly quantify all of the great things this man has selflessly done for, and on behalf of, our many men and women in uniform,” Rogin said. “He has also contributed many iconic and indelible characters on film that will live on forever.” Ermey “was a family man...

Full article: https://www.marinecorpstimes.com/news/your-army/2018/04/1...

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