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Tobe Hooper

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Birthday
25, 1943
Birthplace
Austin, TX
Death Date
Aug 26, 2017 (74)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
25, 1943
Birthplace
Austin, TX
Death Date
Aug 26, 2017 (74)

About

Director and screenwriter who is best known for his work on horror films, including the 1974 classic The Texas Chain Saw Massacre and the 1982 film Poltergeist. 

Before Fame

He worked as a college professor and cameraman in the 1960's.

Trivia

He released the long-awaited sequel to The Texas Chain Saw Massacre in 1986. He also co-produced a remake of the original in 2003.

Family Life

He was married to Carin Berger from 1983 to 1990. He has a son named William Tony Hooper.

Associated With

His 1979 film Salem's Lot was an adaptation of the novel by Stephen King. It received three Emmy nominations.