Gunnar Hansen

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Birthday
4, 1947
Birthplace
Reykjavik, Iceland
Death Date
Nov 7, 2015 (68)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
4, 1947
Birthplace
Reykjavik, Iceland
Death Date
Nov 7, 2015 (68)

About

Slasher film actor who played Leatherface in the original version of The Texas Chainsaw Massacre. His other slasher hits include Hollywood Chainsaw Hookers, Chainsaw Sally, and Brutal Massacre: A Comedy.

Before Fame

He worked as a computer operator and club bouncer before having his first acting role in 1974 as Leatherface.

Trivia

He returned to the Texas Chainsaw films in the 2013 revamp Texas Chainsaw 3D.

Family Life

He moved with his family from Reykjavik, Iceland to Maine at the age of 11.

Associated With

He acted with Linnea Quigley in the 2009 thriller It Came from Trafalgar.