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One Great Marine: 'Full Metal Jacket' Actor R. Lee Ermey Dies at 74

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One Great Marine: 'Full Metal Jacket' Actor R. Lee Ermey Dies at 74
LOS ANGELES (AP) — R. Lee Ermey, a former Marine who made a career in Hollywood playing hard-nosed military men like Gunnery Sgt. Hartman in Stanley Kubrick's "Full Metal Jacket," has died. Ermey's longtime manager Bill Rogin says he died Sunday morning from pneumonia-related complications. He was 74. The Kanas native was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for his memorable performance in "Full Metal Jacket," in which he immortalized lines such as: "What is your major malfunction?"
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