Who was an actor in the Marine Corps?
- 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 ...
Marine Corps combat veteran Davis Aguila is a native of Cleveland, Ohio. He enlisted in the United States Marine Corps in 2003. Assigned to the 2nd Marine Division, he served in the 3rd Battalion, 8th Marines based out of Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. He deployed to Haiti with Operation Secure ...
John Triton is a former United States Marine who was honorably discharged and returned home to live a domestic life with his wife, Kate Triton, and the main protagonist in the 2006 film, The Marine. He is portrayed by WWE wrestler and actor John Cena. Triton is first seen in Iraq at the beginning of the film. He is closing in on an al-Qaeda hideout, where a group of terrorists are preparing to ...
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The following is a list of people who served in the United States Marine Corps and have gained fame through previous or subsequent endeavors, infamy, or successes. Marines who became notable in the United States Marine Corps and are part of the Marine Corps history and lore are listed and posted in the list of historically notable United States Marines
- History of Marines in Film
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Beginning with The Star Spangled Banner (1918), the Marines discovered the use of motion pictures. In exchange for a favorable portrayal that stimulated recruiting and gave an impressive view to the public and Congress, the Marines provided uniformed extras, locations, equipment, and technical advisers that provided their expertise to the producers. In 1926 MGM's Tell It to the Marines and Fox's What Price Glory? directed by Raoul Walsh nearly led to a court battle to see whether one studio could copyright the Marines to prevent other films from being made. Allan Dwan's Sands of Iwo Jima, starring John Wayne, is frequently cited as one of the most influential Marine films. Over the years, Camp Pendleton was dressed up to represent Central American nations, China, Pacific islands, New Zealand, and Joseph H. Lewis's Retreat, Hell! had the base covered in studio snow with their hills and roads painted white. Camp Pendleton later doubled as Vietnam in Marshall Thompson's To the Shores o...
Beachhead - Color 1954 Tony Curtis Lovejoy Four Marines must get message from Bouchard to commanders to prevent Marine casualties on upcoming invasion of Bougainville Island.
Pride of the Marines: Directed by Delmer Daves. With John Garfield, Eleanor Parker, Dane Clark, John Ridgely. Marine hero Al Schmid is blinded in battle and returns home to be rehabilitated.
- Delmer Daves
- John Garfield, Eleanor Parker, Dane Clark
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- The Pacific. The Pacific is a 10-part made for TV movie. It’s focus is on GySgt John Basilone, E.B. Sledge, and Robert Leckie. E.B. Sledge’s account was based on his book, “With the Old Breed.”
- Flags of Our Fathers. Flags of Our Fathers is a movie that was directed by Clint Eastwood. However, it gets it’s story from a book written by James Bradley.
- Taking Chance. Taking Chance is based on the accounts of a Marine Officer escorting the body of Chance Phelps back home. Chance Phelps was killed during a complex ambush.
- Full Metal Jacket. Full Metal Jacket is a cult classic amongst Marines and Marine enthusiasts. The Gunny, or R. Lee Ermey, played a phenomenal role in Full Metal Jacket.