Goodbye, Gunnar Hansen

(March 4, 1947 – November 7, 2015)

The original Leatherface in Tobe Hooper’s 1974 Texas Chain Saw Massacre, Gunnar Hansen passed away Saturday from pancreatic cancer. I was privileged to meet Hansen a few years ago in Lexington, Kentucky, as he introduced a midnight screening of the 1974 classic and took questions from the audience.

Leatherface

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About JT

Preacher. Author. 911 dispatcher. Baseball fan. Horror nut. Music nerd. Bookworm. Time Magazine's 2006 Person of the Year.

Posted on November 8, 2015, in goodbye, horror, movies and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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