Gunnar Hansen

Gunnar Hansen

Born Mar 4, 1947
  • Actor, Author, Teacher, Screenwriter
Gunnar Milton Hansen is an Icelandic-born American actor and author best known for playing the mentally impaired cannibal Leatherface in The Texas Chain Saw Massacre.

Gunnar Hansen Stats


: Gunnar Milton Hansen, Gunner, Leatherface


: Actor, Author, Teacher, Screenwriter


: 6 ft 3 in (1.93 m)


: United States of America

Date of Birth

: Mar 4, 1947 (70 years old)

Place of Birth

: Reykjavik

Gunnar Hansen Film Roles

  1. Hollywood Chainsaw Hookers
    Hollywood Chainsaw Hookers
  2. The Texas Chain Saw Massacre
    The Texas Chain Saw Massacre
  3. Swarm of the Snakehead
    Swarm of the Snakehead
  4. Mosquito
  5. Hatred of a Minute
    Hatred of a Minute
  6. Demon Lover
    Prof. Peckinpah
  7. Apocalypse and the Beauty Queen
    Apocalypse and the Beauty Queen
  8. Wolfsbayne
  9. Hellblock 13
    The Executioner
    Hellblock 13
  10. Brutal Massacre: A Comedy

Gunnar Hansen Film Appearances

  1. Texas Chainsaw Massacre: A Family Portrait
  2. Zombie Jamboree: The 25th Anniversary of Night of the Living Dead
  3. UnConventional

Gunnar Hansen TV Guest Roles

  1. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre
  2. Horror Movie Stars

Gunnar Hansen Books

  1. Islands at the edge of time