Saturday, December 5, 2020
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Tobe Hooper, Horror Film Director Dies At 74

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Tobe Hooper, the brilliant horror-movie pioneer whose low-budget sensation “The Texas Chain Saw Massacre” took a buzz saw to audiences with its brutally frightful vision, has died.

The Los Angeles County coroner’s office says Hooper died Saturday in the Sherman Oaks area of Los Angeles.

It was reported as a natural death.

Best known for his 1974 film “The Texas Chain Saw Massacre.” Made for less than $300,000, the tale of the Texas cannibal Leatherface inspired an entire genre of horror films.

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