Leatherface is a fictional horror character who appears in eight "Texas Chainsaw Massacre" films. He is a cannibal who carries a chainsaw as a weapon to murder people.
Fictional character biography
Leatherface's real name is Thomas Brown Hewitt (In the 2003 remake). He is mentally retarded and does not know how to speak. His mask is made out of human flesh and his house is made out of human bones. In the film, it is unknown why he kills people, however the actor who has played him, Gunner Hansen, has stated that Leatherface kills because he feels threatened by the human race and is killing in what he believes to be self-defense.
- The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)
- The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 (1986)
- Leatherface: Texas Chain Saw Massacre III (1990)
- Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation (1994)
- The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003)
- The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning (2006)
- Texas Chainsaw 3D (2013)
- Leatherface (2017)