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Hooper, Tobe, 1943-2017

LC control no.n 92063031
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LC classificationPS3608.O5955
Personal name headingHooper, Tobe, 1943-2017
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Variant(s)Tobe, Hoop, 1943-2017
Hooper, William Tobe, 1943-2017
Hooper, Willard Tobe, 1943-2017
Birth date1943-01-25
Death date2017-08-26
Place of birthAustin (Tex.)
Place of deathLos Angeles (Calif.)
Field of activityMotion pictures--Production and direction Television--Production and direction Motion picture authorship Horror films
AffiliationUniversity of Texas at Austin
Profession or occupationMotion picture producers and directors Television producers and directors Screenwriters Authors Camera operators College teachers
Found inThe Texas chainsaw massacre 2 [MP] 1986: credits (directed by, music by, co-producer, Tobe Hooper)
Michael Singer's film directors, c1990: p. 142 (Tobe Hooper; b. 1943 in Austin, TX)
FII, 1993 (Tobe Hooper; alternative name, Hoop Tobe; activity, cast/direction/production; b. 1946, Austin, Texas, USA)
IMDb, January 5, 2017 (Tobe Hooper, director, writer, producer ; b. January 25, 1943 in Austin, Texas, USA)
Wikipedia web site, January 5, 2017 (Tobe Hooper, William Tobe Hooper (born January 25, 1943) is an American film director, screenwriter, and producer best known for his work in the horror film genre; Hooper took Radio-Television-Film classes at the University of Texas at Austin and studied drama in Dallas under Baruch Lumet; Hooper spent the 1960s as a college professor and documentary cameraman; Hooper's first novel, Midnight Movie, was published on Three Rivers Press in 2011)
New York times WWW site, viewed Aug. 28, 2017 (in obituary published Aug. 27: Tobe Hooper; b. Jan. 25, 1943, Austin, Tex.; d. Saturday [Aug. 26, 2017], Los Angeles, aged 74; realized just how terrifying a chain saw in the wrong hands could be and used the insight to make one of the most influential horror movies of the last century, The Texas chain saw massacre)
Washington post, Sept. 21, 2017: page B6, obituaries/corrections (an Aug. 29 obituary of film director Tobe Hooper incorrectly reported his birth name. It was Willard Tobe Hooper, not William Tobe Hooper)
Wikipedia web site, Sept. 25, 2017 (Tobe Hooper; Willard Tobe Hooper)
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