Gator Lerner
Gator Lerner



1940s (based on Johnny Depp's age during the filming), Florida (script)
Loyalty (During Wars): United States
Wars Fought In: Vietnam War (US)
Rank: Private
Nationality: American
Status: Unknown
Portrayed by: Johnny Depp

Gator Lerner was a soldier who fought in the Vietnam war. He was an interpreter assigned to Bravo Company, 25th Infantry Division. During the war, he was a part of the 'heads', a group of soldiers who were using drugs and listening to soul music in a hutch they call 'underworld'. He was wounded during an NVA ambush near a church, but Chris Taylor saved him. He was evacuated from the jungle by helicopters and send to base for medical treatment. His fate remains unknown.


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