Hansen, Gunnar 1947–

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Hansen, Gunnar 1947-


Born March 4, 1947, in Reykjavik, Iceland; immigrated to the United States, c. 1952; children: Kristin. Education: The University of Texas at Austin, undergraduate degree (English and mathematics), graduate work in Scandinavian Studies and English.


Actor. Previously worked as a computer operator, bouncer at a bar, magazine editor, and web page designer for GTE.


Film Appearances:

Leatherface, The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, Bryanston Distributing, 1974.

Professor Peckinpah, The Demon Lover (also known as Coven, Demon Master, Demon Tower, Master of Evil, and The Devil Master), Wolf Lore Cinema, 1977.

The stranger, Hollywood Chainsaw Hookers (also known as Hollywood Hookers), Camp Motion Pictures, 1988.

Himself, Texas Chainsaw Massacre: A Family Portrait (documentary), MTI Home Video, 1988.

Ralph, Campfire Tales, 1991.

Walter, Exploding Angel, 1995.

Earl the Bankrobber, Mosquito (also known as Blood Fever and Nightswarm), Acme Films, 1995.

Freakmaster, Freakshow, Arrow Video, 1995.

Dr. Kildare, Repligator, 1996.

The executioner, Hellblock 13, Troma Entertainment, 2000.

Himself, Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Shocking Truth (documentary), Dark Sky Films, 2000.

Himself, Leatherface Speaks: An Informal Interview with Gunnar Hansen (documentary), Bellrephon Films, 2001.

Barry the alcoholic stepfather, Hatred of a Minute, Anchor Bay Entertainment, 2002.

Ronald, Rachel's Attic, 2002.

Michael Jones, Witchhunter, Evil Genius Entertainment, 2002.

Ronald and himself, Behind the Attic Door: The Making of "Rachel's Attic" (documentary), Vision Factory, 2002.

Dr. Howard, "Rehabilitation Center," Next Victim, 2003.

Daddy, Chainsaw Sally, 2004.

Nazi mechanic, Murder-Set-Pieces, Blackwatch Releasing, 2004.

Grandfather, The Business (short), Zero Budget Productions, 2004.

Himself, UnConventional (documentary), 2004.

Texas Ghorus, It Came from Trafalgar, 2005.

Reggie, Apocalypse and the Beauty Queen, 2005.

The Elder, Wolfsbayne, Bloody Moon Films, 2005.

The Piper, Sinister, 2005.

Gunner, Swarm of the Snakehead, 2006.

Dr. Chambers, The Deepening, 2006.

Himself, Flesh Wounds: Seven Stories of the Saw (documentary), Dark Sky Films, 2006.

Executioner, Debbie Rochon Confidential: My Years in Tromaville Exposed! (documentary), Troma Team Video, 2006.

Porter Sandford, Gimme Skelter, 2007.

Fetkovich, Brutal Massacre: A Comedy, 2007.

The Forest, 2007.

Jammer McCune, Brew, 2007.

Television Appearances; Specials:

The 100 Greatest Scary Moments, 2003.

VH-1 Where Are They Now: Horror Movie Stars, VH1, 2003.

Boogeymen II: Masters of Horror, Sci-Fi Channel, 2004.

The Perfect Scary Movie, Channel 4, 2005.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Leatherface, "Horror Movie Stars," VH-1 Where Are They Now?, VH1, 1999.

"The Texas Chainsaw Massacre," E! True Hollywood Story, E! Entertainment Television, 2006.



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