Willard Tobe Hooper (January 25, 1943 – August 26, 2017) was an American movie director, screenwriter, and producer. Hooper best known for his work in the horror movie genre; his most recognized movie include The Texas Chain Saw Massacre and Poltergeist.
Hooper in 2014
Willard Tobe Hooper
January 25, 1943
|Died||August 26, 2017 (aged 74)|
|Occupation||Film director, screenwriter, producer|
|Children||1, William 'Tony' Hooper|
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