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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.
Lee - Ermey
Lee freakin’ Ermey?
Snub - Question - Act - Hollywood - Blacklisters
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.
Course - Career - Ermey - Film - Television
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.
Ermey - Performances - History - Cinema - Gny
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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