American actor, art director, writer, producer and director who is best known for his portrayal of the iconic role of Leatherface in reboot film Texas Chainsaw 3D.
He had a passion for horror films at a young age. He then saw the film adaptation of Boys in the Band and after receiving a copy of the play, he decided he wanted to be an actor.
Before his success as a horror film actor, after moving to Los Angeles he began working and managing a cabinet shop.
He was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio.