Tobe Hooper, Director Of Texas Chainsaw Massacre Died At 74

The horror film legend leaves behind a legacy.

August 27, 2017
Tobe Hooper, Director Of <i>Texas Chainsaw Massacre</i> Died At 74 Tobe Hooper in 2008. Michael Buckner/Getty Images  

Tobe Hooper, who is famous for his roles creating The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, and who contributed tremendously to the film industry, passed away at the age of 74. After The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, the horror film industry was altered, and Leatherface became a haunting and endlessly influential character in film. He was also the director of the film Poltergeist.

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Tobe Hooper, Director Of Texas Chainsaw Massacre Died At 74