Ermey aboard the USS Belleau Wood, March 2005 Born Ronald Lee Ermey
March 24, 1944
Emporia, Kansas, U.S. Died April 15, 2018 (aged 74)
Santa Monica, California, U.S. Cause of death Complications from pneumonia Occupation Actor, voice actor Years active 1978–2018 Political party Independent Spouse(s) Nila Ermey (m. 1975) Children 4 Military career
Nickname(s) "The Gunny" Allegiance
United States Service/branch
United States Marine Corps Years of service 1961–1972 Rank
Unit India Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion
Marine Wing Support Group 17 Battles/wars Vietnam War Awards Meritorious Unit Commendation
Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross
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