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Tobe Hooper

Director

Born - 25 January 1943, Austin, Texas, USA
Died - 26 August 2017

Bearded, stern-looking, stocky American director of horror and fantasy films, once a child stage magician. At his most commercial from the mid 1970s to the mid 1970s, the director, born William Tobe Hooper, made the experimental Eggshells in 1969, before hitting the big-time with The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974). Subsequent credits include Eaten Alive (1976), Salem's Lot (1979), The Funhouse (1980), Poltergeist (1982), LifeForce (1985), The Texas Chain Saw Massacre 2 (1986), Spontaneous Combustion (1990), Night Terrors (1993), The Mangler (1995), Crocodile (2000), Toolbox Murders (2003), Mortuary (2005), Destiny Express Redux (2009) and Djinn (2013), his last.