How R. Lee Ermey knew how to act in Full Metal Jacket, 1987

R. Lee Ermey drew on some of his real-life experiences when acting in Stanley Kubrick's Full Metal Jacket. And as he told CBC's Midday, he knew some real people in the military who were just as tough to deal with as the on-screen Sgt. Hartman. CBC is dedicated to creating content with original voices that inspire and entertain. Watch sneak peeks and trailers, behind the scenes footage, original web series, digital-exclusives and more.