Nolte: R. Lee Ermey Blacklisted By Oscar’s In Memoriam Tribute

Breitbart | 2/26/2019 | Staff
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There were plenty of snubs in the Oscar’s annual In Memoriam segment Sunday night, but a political blacklist is the only possible reason for the Academy’s decision to shun the great R. Lee Ermey.

Stanley Donen? He died just hours prior to the telecast.

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Oscar nominee Sondra Locke? She has been out of the public eye for decades.

John Mahoney? TV star.

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Ricky Jay? Too few movies.

Verne Troyer? Too few movies.

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Lee Ermey?

Lee freakin’ Ermey?

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This snub is without question the act of Hollywood blacklisters who want the man erased, memory-holed, and forgotten… A man who’s personal political beliefs are verboten in an increasingly fascist industry.

Ermey was a Marine for 11 years and a decorated Vietnam veteran. When he retired from the Corps in 1972 due to injuries, he jumped into the motion picture business as a technical adviser. This led to a storied acting career that anyone with any aspiration in that field would envy.

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Over the course of a 40-year career, Ermey stacked up 125 film and television credits. This includes roles in a number of popular and iconic movies, including Mississippi Burning (1985), Leaving Las Vegas (1995), Se7en (1995), Dead Man Walking (1995), Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003), and the Toy Story trilogy (1995 – 2010).

On television, he appeared in Miami Vice, The Simpsons, Family Guy, and a ton of other animated shows. He was also the star of his own reality shows.

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Above all that, though, Ermey created one of the most iconic performances in the history of cinema as Gny. Sgt Hartman in director...
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