Real Name Of Leatherface In Texas Chainsaw Massacre Explained
After watching Texas Chainsaw Massacre, you might be wondering, what’s the real name of the sadist character Leatherface. Well, here’s the answer to your question and everything revolving around it.
Well-known killer ‘Leatherface’ is back to slaughter people brutally in the ninth edition of the Texas Chainsaw franchise. Leatherface is a popular name, but the character’s real identity is hidden. In the movie, the character is mainly addressed by the name Leatherface, and that’s why his real name is known to very few people.
Texas Chainsaw Massacre is a sequel to the franchise’s first movie, which was released in 1974. It’s nearly been 50 years that the Leatherface is hiding from the world and living his life in the remote area of Texas until a group arrives and disturbs his peace.
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Leatherface Real Name In Texas Chainsaw Massacre
A total of nine movies of the franchise are out, with the latest one being released on February 18th, 2022. In these nine films, the real name of the main character Leatherface has been changed three times based on the different storylines.
The ninth edition, Texas Chainsaw Massacre, is a sequel to the first two movies of the franchise, so the Leatherface of the first movie has returned in this one. And in the second film, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre II, the name of the Leatherface was revealed to be Bubba Sawyer.
In The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, released in 2003, the movie adapted a different storyline and changed Leatherface’s real name to Thomas Brown Hewitt. Similarly, in The Texas Chainsaw 3D, released in 2013, Leatherface’s name changed to Jedidiah Sawyer. Despite the different names, characters, and storyline, one thing among the three Leatherface was kept common: their human skin face mask.
The original #TexasChainsawMassacre is deeply disturbing & deranged on so many levels, another miracle of cinema cheaply made for $140 000 that shows a bigger creative instinct than most films by creating imagery & sequences that haunts you, stays in your brain. The sheer terror. pic.twitter.com/VMk42Q555B
— matte (Matt Cote) (@m77oz) February 15, 2022
Actors Who Played The Role Of Leather Face In Different Movies
In the recent Texas Chainsaw Massacre movie, the role of Leatherface is played by Mark Burman. He is well known for his role in Lowlife, Ultrasound, and Wrong Cops.
Here’s the list of other actors who played the role of Leatherface.
- The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1947) – Gunnar Hansen
- The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 (1986) – Bill Johnson
- Leatherface: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre III (1990) – R. A.Mihailoff
- Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation (1995) – Robert Jacks
- The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003) – Andrew Bryniarski
- The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning (2006) – Andrew Bryniarski
- Texas Chainsaw 3D (2013) – Dan Yeagen
- Leatherface (2017) – Sam Strike
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