Actor | Producer | Director
Despite playing his character's nemesis in Full Metal Jacket (1987) D'Onofrio was in fact very respected in real life by the late R. Lee Ermey who played Gunnery Sergeant Hartman. Ermey said D'Onofrio's performance of Private Leonard "Gomer Pyle" ...
[on playing real-life characters] There's a lot of shame that goes on when you're playing someone who has really lived and has passed. You're struggling with it all the time. I am, anyway. When I played Robert Howard in The Whole Wide World (1996), ...
Towering height and rotund frame
Vincent Phillip D'Onofrio
Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA