|1940s (based on Johnny Depp's age during the filming), Florida (script)|
|Loyalty (During Wars):||United States|
|Wars Fought In:||Vietnam War (US)|
|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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