'Full Metal Jacket' Actor R. Lee Ermey Dies At 74

R. Lee Ermey passed away from complications of pneumonia on Sunday.
Posted at 8:08 AM, Apr 16, 2018

Actor R. Lee Ermey has died. He was 74 years old. 

According to his manager, Ermey died from complications of pneumonia on Sunday. 

Ermey was probably best known for his Golden Globe-nominated role as Gunnery Sgt. Hartman in the 1987 film "Full Metal Jacket."

Beyond starring on the screen, he also did some voice-over work. He played the leader of the green Army men in the "Toy Story" franchise. 

Most recently, Ermey hosted Outdoor Channel's "GunnyTime with R. Lee Ermey."

Ermey is survived by his wife, six children and multiple grandchildren and great-grandchildren.