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Joe Unger

Joe Unger
Born Joseph Unger
(1949-05-25) May 25, 1949
Lake County, Tennessee
Occupation Actor
Years active 1972-Present

Joseph 'Joe' Unger (born May 25, 1949) is an American actor who has starred in many films and on television. He is best known for his role in Wes Craven's 1984 horror hit film A Nightmare on Elm Street as Sgt. Garcia, and as one of Leatherface's brothers, the hook handed Tinker, who appears in Leatherface: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre III (1990).

Unger was born and raised in Lake County, Tennessee in the United States of America.

His first feature movie was in the 1978 movie Go Tell the Spartans. His other films include Escape from New York (1981), Mask (1985), Barfly (1987), Road House (1989), he did a voice in the 1990 hit science fiction Total Recall.

Unger has made many guest appearances on TV shows, some of those appearances range from The A-Team, Alice, Airwolf, Cagney & Lacey, The Pretender, and Carnivàle.

Unger currently provides the voice of "Joe the Vampire Hunter" on the Adult Swim series Mary Shelley's Frankenhole.


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