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R. Lee Ermey

A talented character actor known for his military roles, Ronald Lee Ermey was in the United States Marine Corps for 11 years. He rose to the rank of Staff Sergeant, and later was bestowed the honorary rank of Gunnery Sergeant by the Marine Corps, after he served 14 months in Vietnam and later did two tours in Okinawa, Japan. After injuries forced ... See full bio »
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 2013 Call of Duty: Ghosts (Video Game) (voice)
 2012-2013 Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness (TV Series)
General Tsin
- Qilin Time (2013) ... General Tsin (voice)
- The Most Dangerous Po (2012) ... General Tsin (voice)
- See No Weevil ... General Tsin (voice)
 2013 Someone Picked the Wrong Girl (Video short)
Glock Man
 2012/I The Watch
 2001-2011 Family Guy (TV Series)
Warden / Coach
- Grumpy Old Man (2011) ... Warden (voice)
- Mr. Saturday Knight (2001) ... Coach (voice)
 2009-2011 Batman: The Brave and the Bold (TV Series)
- The Golden Age of Justice! (2010) ... Wildcat (voice)
- Enter the Outsiders! (2009) ... Wildcat (voice)
 2011 X-Play (TV Series)
 2010 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Walter Burlock
- Trophy (2010) ... Walter Burlock
 2010 Toy Story 3 (Video Game)
Sarge (voice)
 2010 An Okay Place to Eat (Short)
Sergeant Cereal
 2010 Toy Story 3: The Video Game (Video Game)
Army Sarge (voice)
 2010 Toy Story 3
Sarge (voice)
 2008 Eleventh Hour (TV Series)
Bob Henson
- Agro (2008) ... Bob Henson
 2005-2008 House M.D. (TV Series)
Colonel John House / John House
- Birthmarks (2008) ... Colonel John House (uncredited)
- Daddy's Boy (2005) ... John House
 2008 Toy Story Midway Mania! (Short)
Sarge (voice)
 2008/II Solstice
 2007 SpongeBob SquarePants (TV Series)
- The Inmates of Summer/To Save a Squirrel (2007) ... Warden (voice)
 2006 Shark Bait
Jack (voice)
 2004 The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy (TV Series)
Sergeant / Drill Sergeant
- Bully Boogie/Here Thar Be Dwarves (2004) ... Sergeant / Drill Sergeant (voice)
 2004 Y.M.I.
 2003 Kim Possible (TV Series)
General Sims
- Rufus vs. Commodore Puddles (2003) ... General Sims (voice)
 2003 Fillmore! (TV Series)
Colonel Thrift
- South of Friendship, North of Honor (2003) ... Colonel Thrift (voice)
 2003 Rocket Power (TV Series)
- Cinco de Twisto/Saving Lt. Ryan (2003) ... Madison (voice)
 2002 Frank McKlusky, C.I.
Jockey Master (uncredited)
 2002 Scrubs (TV Series)
Janitor's Father
 2001 Crash Bandicoot: The Wrath of Cortex (Video Game)
Wa-Wa - The Water Elemental (voice, as R. Lee Ermy)
 2001 This Week in History (TV Series)
- Red Flag (2001)
 2001 Real War (Video Game) (voice)
 2001 The District (TV Series)
Jim Bodsworth
- New World (2001) ... Jim Bodsworth
 2001 Recess: School's Out
Colonel O'Malley (voice, as Lee Ermey)
 2001 Saving Silverman
 2000 Jericho
 1999-2000 Action (TV Series)
Titus Scroad
- Love Sucks (1999) ... Titus Scroad
 1999-2000 Roughnecks: The Starship Troopers Chronicles (TV Series)
Sky Marshall Sanchez / Sky Marshal Sanchez
- Requiem (2000) ... Sky Marshall Sanchez (voice)
- Marooned (2000) ... Sky Marshal Sanchez
 1999 Toy Story 2 (Video Game)
Sergeant (voice)
 1999 Toy Story 2
Army Sarge (voice)
 1999 Avalanche
 1999 You Know My Name (TV Movie)
Marshal Nix
 1998 Maximum Bob (TV Series)
Col. Theodore Baker
- Wandalust (1998) ... Col. Theodore Baker
 1998 All Dogs Go to Heaven: The Series (TV Series)
Sergeant Yorkie
- Dogfaces (1998) ... Sergeant Yorkie (uncredited)
 1998 Gunshy
 1997 Starship Troopers
Voice heard on speaker when troopers were receiving gear for battle (voice, uncredited)
 1997 The Angry Beavers (TV Series)
Sergeant Goonther
- H-2 Whoa/Fancy Prance (1997) ... Sergeant Goonther (voice, as Lee Emery)
 1997 Promised Land (TV Series)
Leo C. Greene
- The Promise (1997) ... Leo C. Greene
 1997 JAG (TV Series)
Sgt Major Sauer
- Force Recon (1997) ... Sgt Major Sauer
 1996 Toy Story (Video Game)
Army Sarge (voice)
 1996 Soul of the Game (TV Movie)
 1996 High Incident (TV Series)
Tony Van Camp
- Till Death Do Us Part (1996) ... Tony Van Camp
 1996 Toy Story Treats (TV Series short)
- Army Men March (1996) ... Sarge (voice)
 1995 Toy Story
Sergeant (voice)
 1995 Under the Hula Moon
Lt. Col. J. P. McIntire
 1995 Space: Above and Beyond (TV Series)
Sergeant Major Bougus
- Pilot (1995) ... Sergeant Major Bougus (uncredited)
 1995 Best of the Best 3: No Turning Back
Preacher Brian (uncredited)
 1995 Sweet Justice (TV Series)
- Bloodlines (1995) ... Luke
 1995 Savate (Video)
Benedict (uncredited)
 1994 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series)
- Staired in Horror (1994) ... Sheriff
 1994 Rise and Walk: The Dennis Byrd Story (TV Movie)
Mr. Byrd (uncredited)
 1994 Chain of Command
Benjamin Brewster
 1994 French Silk (TV Movie)
Chief Crowder
 1993 Double Switch (Video Game)
The Handyman (as R. Lee Emrey)
 1993 Sommersby
Dick Mead (as Ronald Lee Ermey)
 1993 Hexed
Det. Ferguson
 1992 Street Justice (TV Series)
Special Agent Landau
- Innocent Blood (1992) ... Special Agent Landau
 1992 Civil Wars (TV Series)
General Randall Bell
- Das Boat House (1992) ... General Randall Bell
 1992 Human Target (TV Series)
General Ferris
- Second Chance (1992) ... General Ferris
 1991 True Identity
Houston's Boss (uncredited)
 1991 The Terror Within II
Von Demming
 1990 83 Hours 'Til Dawn (TV Movie)
Glen Fairling
 1990 Kid
 1990 I'm Dangerous Tonight (TV Movie)
Lt. Ackman
 1990 The Take (TV Movie)
 1990 Deathstone
Col. Joe Haines
 1989 China Beach (TV Series)
Colonel Buster Darling
- Who's Happy Now? (1989) ... Colonel Buster Darling
 1989 Fletch Lives
Jimmy Lee Farnsworth
 1989 The Siege of Firebase Gloria
Bill Hafner
 1987 Miami Vice (TV Series)
Det. Sgt. Ernest Haskell
- The Rising Sun of Death (1987) ... Det. Sgt. Ernest Haskell
 1987 Full Metal Jacket
Gny. Sgt. Hartman (as Lee Ermey)
 1984 Purple Hearts
 1978 The Boys in Company C
Sergeant Loyce (as Lee Ermey)
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Lee Emery | R. Lee Emrey | Lee Ermey | Ronald Lee Ermey | R. Lee Ermy


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Although he retired from the United States Marine Corps in 1971, Ermey was later awarded the Honorary rank of Gunnery Sergeant. See more »


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