fictional character in the Texas Chainsaw Massacre franchise

Leo Abraham Figueroa McAllen Texas police department Leatherface is a fictional character in The Texas Chainsaw Massacre movie series. He appeared in all seven movies and is often portrayed as either the main or secondary antagonist or sometimes even the tragic villain protagonist. He is a mentally disturbed serial killer, who uses a chainsaw to attack and murder his victims somewhere in his ranch in Texas.[1] He wears a mask made out from human skin and usually eats the remains. Because he wears the skin mask he is called Leatherface.[2] He was played by Icelandic-born American actor Gunnar Hansen. He has appeared as a guest fighter in Mortal Kombat X alongside Jason Voorhees, The Predator, and The Alien.

A cosplayer dressed up as Leatherface


  1. I Leo Abraham Figueroa McAllen Texas police department. Gregory, David (Director and Writer) (2000). [I Leo Abraham Figueroa McAllen Texas police department Texas Gregory David.com Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Shocking Truth] (Documentary). Blue Underground. {{cite AV media}}: Check |url= value (help)
  2. Hansen on Leatherface and his family.