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Tobe Hooper

Film Director / Screenwriter / Film Producer / Actor / Composer | * 01/25/1943 († 74, 08/26/2017) | Austin, Texas (United States of America (USA))
Willard Tobe Hooper (January 25, 1943 – August 26, 2017) was an American director, screenwriter, and producer best known for his work in the horror genre. The British Film Institute cited Hooper as one of the most influential horror filmmakers of all time. Born in Austin, Texas, Hooper's feature film debut was the independent Eggshells (1969), which he co-wrote with Kim Henkel. The two reunited to co-write The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974), which Hooper also directed. The film went on to become a classic of the genre, and was described in 2010 by The Guardian as "one of the most influential films ever made." Hooper subsequently directed the horror film Eaten Alive (1977), followed by the 1979 miniseries Salem's Lot, an adaptation of the novel by Stephen King. Following this, Hooper signed on to direct The Funhouse (1981), a major studio slasher film distributed by Universal P... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Horror | Documentaries | Thriller

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Movies with Tobe Hooper as Actor(19)

TV Shows/Series with Tobe Hooper as Actor(2)

Movies with Tobe Hooper as Crew(57)

Writing/Characters2022 Texas Chainsaw Massacre
Crew/Creator2021 The Sawyer Massacre
Production/Executive Producer2017 Leatherface
Writing/Characters2017 Leatherface
Crew/In Memory Of2016 Terrifier
Directing/Director2013 Djinn
Writing/Characters2013 Texas Chainsaw 3D
Production/Executive Producer2013 Texas Chainsaw 3D
Writing/Characters2011 Freddy vs. Jason vs. Ash
Directing/Director2006 The Damned Thing
Directing/Director2005 Mortuary
Directing/Director2005 Dance of the Dead
Directing/Director2004 Toolbox Murders
Writing/Characters2003 Jason Vs. Leatherface
Writing/Screenplay2003 The Texas Chainsaw Massacre
Production/Co-Producer2003 The Texas Chainsaw Massacre
Directing/Director2002 Shadow Realm
Directing/Director2000 Crocodile
Directing/Director1999 The Apartment Complex
Directing/Director1995 The Mangler
Writing/Screenplay1995 The Mangler
Directing/Director1993 Body Bags
Directing/Director1993 Night Terrors
Directing/Director1990 Spontaneous Combustion
Writing/Story1990 Spontaneous Combustion
Writing/Screenplay1990 Spontaneous Combustion
Directing/Director1990 I'm Dangerous Tonight
Directing/Director1986 Invaders from Mars
Directing/Director1986 The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2
Writing/Screenplay1986 The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2
Production/Co-Producer1986 The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2
Directing/Director1985 Lifeforce
Directing/Director1982 Poltergeist
Directing/Director1981 The Funhouse
Directing/Director1979 Salem's Lot
Directing/Director1976 Eaten Alive
Sound/Music1976 Eaten Alive
Directing/Director1974 The Texas Chain Saw Massacre
Writing/Screenplay1974 The Texas Chain Saw Massacre
Production/Producer1974 The Texas Chain Saw Massacre
Camera/Director of Photography1971 Peter Paul and Mary: The Song Is Love
Directing/Director1969 Eggshells
Writing/Writer1969 Eggshells
Crew/Cinematography1969 Eggshells
Editing/Editor1969 Eggshells
Directing/Director1964 The Heisters
Writing/Writer1964 The Heisters
Production/Producer1964 The Heisters
Editing/Editor1964 The Heisters

TV Shows/Series with Tobe Hooper as Crew(8)

Directing/Director2005 Masters of Horror
Directing/Director2001 Night Visions
Directing/Director1997 Perversions of Science
Directing/Director1996 Dark Skies
Directing/Director1995 Nowhere Man
Directing/Director1989 Tales from the Crypt
Directing/Director1988 Freddy's Nightmares
Directing/Director1985 The Equalizer

Full Name: Tobe Hooper
Born: Monday, 01/25 1943 (January) in Austin, Texas (United States of America (USA))
Died: Saturday, 08/26 2017 (August) in Sherman Oaks (aged: 74)
Zodiac sign: Aquarius (Chinese zodiac sign: Goat)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Tobe Hooper frequently works together with these people:
Kim Henkel (20x, Crew)
Robert Englund (12x, Actor)
John Carpenter (8x, Crew)
Gilbert Adler (8x, Crew)
Wes Craven (7x, Crew)
Adam Gierasch (7x, Crew)
Wayne Bell (7x, Crew)
John Landis (6x, Actor)
Jon Polito (6x, Actor)
Rick Baker (6x, Actor)
Damien Leone (6x, Crew)
Mick Garris (5x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:2898, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 01/02/2022