William Tobe Hooper (25 de enero de 1943, Austin, Texas) es un director, guionista y productor de cine y televisión estadounidense. Su filmografía se ha enfocado fundamentalmente en el género de terror. De sus películas destacan The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974), Salem’s Lot (1979), Poltergeist (1982) y Lifeforce (1985).
- Fecha de nacimiento: 1943-01-25
- Falleció: 2017-08-26
- Lugar de nacimiento: Austin, Texas, USA
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Tobe Hooper (born January 25, 1943) is 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). Description above from the Wikipedia article Tobe Hooper, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.','','Allen Danziger (born July 23, 1942) is an American actor, perhaps best known for his role as Jerry in The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974). Danziger was born in Boston, Massachusetts. He graduated from City College of New York with a Bachelor of Science inPsychology in 1964, and in 1970, he graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a degree in Drama. In 1969, he made his movie debut in Eggshells. Five years later, he played Jerry in The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, his second and last role. Danziger has owned "Three Ring Service," an entertainment company, since 1978. They provide entertainment for corporate events and parties. He recently participated in a documentary on The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, for the movie's DVDrelease.','Paul Alan Partain (November 22, 1946 – January 28, 2005) billed professionally as Paul A. Partain was an American actor, perhaps best known for his role in the original The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974) as the handicapped wheel-chair bound Franklin Hardesty.','Wlliam Vail (born November 30, 1950) is an American set decorator and actorbest known for his role as "Kirk" in the 1974 American horror classic The Texas Chain Saw Massacre. Vail was born in San Antonio, Texas. He began his film career in 1974, when he played the character of "Kirk" in the Texas Chainsaw Massacre. He then starred in three more films titled Poltergeist (1982), Mausoleum (1983), and Glitch! (1988). He then decided to switch as a Set Decorator in the film, A Cry for Help: The Tracey Thurman Story (1989). He continues to work as a Set Decorator, and has recently helped with the TV Movie, The Craigslist Killer (2011).','Born in Houston, Texas. After graduating from high school, Teri studied and worked at The Dallas Theatre Center, in Dallas, Texas. Moving to Austin, Texas, in 1971, the young actress attended the University of Texas and St. Edwards University. It was in Austin, where she was discovered by director Tobe Hooper and producer Kim Henkel, after seeing an article about her in the local newspaper. After auditioning, Teri was chosen for the part by Hooper and Henkel, and offered her the role of "Pam" in their film project, Massacre à la tronçonneuse (1974). It was a hot, grueling shoot, fraught with all the wrinkles low budget films incur, twice shutting down filming entirely. Simultaneously, Teri worked in local theater. After the film's 1974 release, she studied acting in Los Angeles and New York. Doors opened as a leg and foot model in commercials and print work, while continuing stage work. - IMDb Mini Biography','Edwin "Ed" Neal is an American actor, perhaps best known for his role as Nubbins Sawyer in The Texas Chain Saw Massacre or his role as Lord Zedd in Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers. He has been a top voice talent and actor for years appearing on screen and off in such diverse projects as The Lord of the Rings game providing four voices including the Villains. Three voices in Wii's Metroid Prime 3 and many more. He has worked with Oliver Stone on JFK and is Doctor Robotnik in Sonic the Hedgehog: The Movie. Set a record, doing 26 different voices in the only completely unedited version of all 103 episodes of Gatchaman, which included the lead villain Berg Katse. Ed provides three voices in a new Batman DC Universe Online game; the voices of Two-Face, Killer Croc, and Harvey Bullock.','James Nash "Jim" Siedow (Born, June 12, 1920 - November 20, 2003 ) was an American actor, best known for his role of Drayton "The Cook" Sawyer in The Texas Chain Saw Massacre and its sequel The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2. Siedow was born in Cheyenne, Wyoming. He began acting in his high school drama class, and later on, moved to New York City, New York, where he started appearing in theatre productions. During World War II, Siedow served with the Army Air Corps, and after the war, Siedow moved to Chicago, Illinois and started doing radio work. In September 1946, he met and married an actress named Ruth, his wife up to his death. They had three children. They moved to Houston, Texas soon after their marriage where Siedow continued acting, creating one of Houston's original local community theatres. He directed Houston's first production of Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? by Edward Albee. In 1971, Siedow appeared in his first movie, an obscure one titled The Windsplitter, playing a character named Mr Smith. He followed this with his most famous role as Drayton Sawyer in the cult film The Texas Chain Saw Massacre in 1974. His other movie roles were as Howard Ives in the TV movie Red Alert in 1977, an unnamed role in the 1980 movie Hotwire, and as Drayton Sawyer, again, in The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2, the sequel to The Texas Chain Saw Massacre.','From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Gunnar Milton Hansen (born March 4, 1947) is an Icelandic American actor and author best known for playing Leatherface in The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974). Description above from the Wikipedia article Gunnar Hansen, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.','','He is best known for his role in The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974) andTexas Chainsaw 3D (2013) as Grandpa Sawyer. He also did a cameo as a police man at the end of Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation(1994). John took time off away from the public and the cameras until the 2000s, when he started making appearances and acting in independent films again.John has most recently been seen in The Hospital opposite actor/stuntman Jim O'Rear. 2015 starred in Tony Moran's biopic Horror Icon: Inside Michael’s Mask with Tony Moran.','','','John Henry Faulk (August 21, 1913 – April 9, 1990), from Austin, Texas, was a storyteller and radio show host. His successful lawsuit against the entertainment industry helped to bring an end to the Hollywood blacklist.','','','','','From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia John Bernard Larroquette (born November 25, 1947) is an American film and television actor. His roles include Dan Fielding on the series Night Court, Mike McBride in the Hallmark Channel series McBride, John Hemingway on The John Larroquette Show, and Carl Sack in Boston Legal.