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Known For Directing

Known Credits 60

Gender Male

Birthday 1943-01-25

Day of Death 2017-08-26 (74 years old)

Place of Birth Austin, Texas, USA

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Biography

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).

Directing

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Acting

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Production

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Sound

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Editing

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Camera

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