R. Lee Ermey

R. Lee Ermey


  • Known For: Acting
  • Birthday: 24-03-1944
  • Gender: Male
  • Place of Birth: Emporia, Kansas, USA
  • Also Known As:

    Ronald Lee Ermey
    Lee Emery

  • Popularity: 2.99
  • Homepage: http://www.rleeermey.com/


Ronald Lee Ermey (March 24, 1944 – April 15, 2018) was a retired United States Marine Corps drill instructor and actor. Ermey often played the roles of authority figures, such as his breakout performance as Gunnery Sergeant Hartman in Full Metal Jacket, Mayor Tilman in the Alan Parker film Mississippi Burning, Bill Bowerman in Prefontaine, Sheriff Hoyt in The Texas Chainsaw Massacre remake, and plastic army men leader Sarge in the Toy Story films. He hosted two programs on the History Channel: Mail Call, in which he answered viewers' questions about various militaria both modern and historic; and Lock N' Load with R. Lee Ermey, which focused on the development of different types of weapons. He was a candidate for the National Rifle Association board of directors. Description above from the Wikipedia article R. Lee Ermey, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.




Year Movie Character
2000 Skipped Parts as Caspar Callahan
2003 Willard as Frank Martin
1997 Prefontaine as Bill Bowerman
1989 The Siege of Firebase Gloria as Sgt. Maj. Bill Hafner / Narrator
1990 The Rift as Captain Phillips
1998 The Sender as Colonel Rosewater
1990 The Take as Weller
1989 Demonstone as Col. Joe Haines
1997 Switchback as Sheriff Buck Olmstead
1999 Escape from Alaska as Gary
1994 Love Is a Gun as Frank Deacon
2000 Jericho as Marshall
2007 Down to the Bone: Anatomy of a Prequel as Himself
1987 Full Metal Jacket as Gny. Sgt. Hartman
2001 Taking Sides as General Wallace
1989 Fletch Lives as Jimmy Lee Farnsworth
2000 The Chaos Factor as Col. Ben Wilder
1994 Chain of Command as Benjamin Brewster
1997 Dead Men Can't Dance as Senator Fowler
1991 The Terror Within II as Von Demming
1990 I'm Dangerous Tonight as Lt. Ackman
2001 Megiddo: The Omega Code 2 as President Richard Benson
1990 Kid as Luke Clanton
1995 Dead Man Walking as Clyde Percy
1995 Se7en as Police Captain
1988 Mississippi Burning as Mayor Tilman
2006 The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning as Uncle Charlie Hewitt / Sheriff Hoyt
2002 Scenes of the Crime as Mr. Parker
2010 Machete Maidens Unleashed! as Himself
2001 On the Borderline as Captain Elias
1994 French Silk as Chief Crowder
1994 On Deadly Ground as Stone
1999 You Know My Name as Marshal Nix
1993 Hexed as Detective Ferguson
2001 Saving Silverman as Coach
1996 Soul of the Game as Wilkie
1998 Gunshy as Jerry
2018 Filmworker as Himself
1991 Toy Soldiers as General Kramer
2003 The Texas Chainsaw Massacre as Sheriff Hoyt
1990 83 Hours 'Til Dawn as Glen Fairling
2014 Kubrick Remembered
2004 Chainsaw Redux: Making a Massacre as Himself / Sheriff Hoyt
1995 Savate
2006 Shark Bait as Jack (voice)
2008 Solstice as Leonard
1997 Weapons of Mass Distraction as Billy Paxton
1984 Purple Hearts as Gunny
1999 The Apartment Complex as Frank Stanton
1978 The Boys in Company C as Sergeant Loyce
1993 Body Snatchers as General Platt
1995 Murder in the First as Judge Clawson
1995 Toy Story as Sergeant (voice)
1993 Sommersby as Dick Mead
1996 The Frighteners as Sgt. Hiles
2012 The Watch as Manfred
2002 Birdseye as Sheriff Gathers
2002 The Salton Sea as Verne Plummer
2005 Man of the House as Captain Nichols
1999 Toy Story 2 as Army Sarge (voice)
2000 Buzz Lightyear of Star Command: The Adventure Begins as Sarge (voice)
1999 Life as Older Sheriff Pike
1995 Leaving Las Vegas as Conventioneer
2010 Toy Story 3 as Sarge (voice)
1979 Apocalypse Now as Eagle Thrust Seven Helicopter Pilot (uncredited)
1994 Naked Gun 33⅓: The Final Insult as Prison Guard
2001 Recess: School's Out as Colonel O'Malley (voice)
2006 X-Men: The Last Stand as Sergeant (voice)
2002 Run Ronnie Run as Lead Kidnapper

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