There is sad news today. Manly man R. Lee Ermey has passed.
Statement from R. Lee Ermey's long time manager, Bill Rogin:
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.
Semper Fi, Gunny. Godspeed. pic.twitter.com/vf4O78JKmb
— R. Lee Ermey (@RLeeErmey) April 15, 2018
Ermey passed at 74 from complications from pneumonia. Ermey wasn’t just a one trick (Full Metal Jacket) pony, he appeared in other movies such as Mississippi Burning with Gene Hackman and of course the Texas Chainsaw Massacre remake and its prequel.