Biography

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Tobe Hooper (January 25, 1943 – August 26, 2017) was an American film director and screenwriter, best known for his work in the horror film genre. His works include the cult classic The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974), along with its first sequel, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 (1986); the three-time Emmy-nominated Stephen King film adaptation Salem's Lot (1979); and the three-time Academy Award-nominated, Steven Spielberg-produced Poltergeist (1982).

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Tobe Hooper (January 25, 1943 – August 26, 2017) was an American film director and screenwriter, best known for his work in the horror film genre. His works include the cult classic The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974), along with its first sequel, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 (1986); the three-time Emmy-nominated Stephen King film adaptation Salem's Lot (1979); and the three-time Academy Award-nominated, Steven Spielberg-produced Poltergeist (1982).

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Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Male

Known Credits 55

Birthday 1943-01-25

Day of Death 2017-08-26

Place of Birth Austin, Texas, USA

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Also Known As

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Directing TV ShowsMovies

2013 Djinn Director
2006 The Damned Thing Director
2005 Dance of the Dead Director
2005 Masters of Horror (2 episodes)Director
2005 Mortuary Director
2004 The Toolbox Murders Director
2002 Taken (10 episodes)Director
2002 The Maze Director
2002 Shadow Realm Director
2001 Night Visions (2 episodes)Director
2000 Crocodile Director
1999 The Apartment Complex Director
1997 Perversions of Science (1 episode)Director
1996 Dark Skies (1 episode)Director
1995 Nowhere Man (1 episode)Director
1995 The Mangler Director
1993 Night Terrors Director
1993 Body Bags Director
1990 I'm Dangerous Tonight Director
1990 Spontaneous Combustion Director
1989 Tales from the Crypt (1 episode)Director
1988 Freddy's Nightmares (2 episodes)Director
1986 The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 Director
1986 Invaders from Mars Director
1985 The Equalizer (1 episode)Director
1985 Lifeforce Director
1982 Poltergeist Director
1981 The Funhouse Director
1979 Salem's Lot (2 episodes)Director
1976 Eaten Alive Director
1974 The Texas Chain Saw Massacre Director
1969 The Song is Love Director
1969 Eggshells Director
1966 Down Friday Street Director
1964 The Heisters Director

Acting

2018 Also Starring Austin
2017 We Blew It as Himself
2014 Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films as Himself
2013 Cannon Fodder: The Making of Lifeforce as Himself
2010 A History of Horror (3 episodes)
2002 Masters of Horror as Tobe HOOPER
2000 The American Nightmare as Himself
2000 Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Shocking Truth as Himself
1996 E! True Hollywood Story (1 episode)
1993 Body Bags as Morgue Worker #2
1992 Sleepwalkers as Forensic Tech
1991 The Horror Hall of Fame II as Himself
1986 The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 as Man in Hotel Corridor
1986 Fangoria's Weekend of Horrors as Himself

Writing

2017 Leatherface Characters
2013 Texas Chainsaw 3D Characters
2011 Freddy vs. Jason vs. Ash Characters
2003 Jason Vs. Leatherface Characters
2003 The Texas Chainsaw Massacre Screenplay
1995 The Mangler Screenplay
1994 Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation Characters
1990 Spontaneous Combustion Screenplay Story
1990 Leatherface: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre III Characters
1986 The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 Screenplay
1974 The Texas Chain Saw Massacre Screenplay
1969 Eggshells Writer
1964 The Heisters Writer

Production

2017 Leatherface Executive Producer
2013 Texas Chainsaw 3D Executive Producer
2006 The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning Producer
2003 The Texas Chainsaw Massacre Co-Producer
1974 The Texas Chain Saw Massacre Producer
1964 The Heisters Producer

Sound

1986 The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 Music
1976 Eaten Alive Music
1974 The Texas Chain Saw Massacre Music

Editing

1969 Eggshells Editor
1964 The Heisters Editor

Crew

1969 Eggshells Cinematography
1966 Down Friday Street Cinematography

Creator

1979 Salem's Lot Creator

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