The Horrific True Crimes of Serial Killer Ed Gein

Most fans in the horror community are familiar with the name Ed Gein – the man whose crimes went on to serve as the basis for Norman Bates in ‘Psycho,’ Buffalo Bill in ‘Silence of the Lambs,’ and, most famously, as the inspiration behind Tobe Hooper’s chainsaw-wielding character Leatherface in ‘The Texas Chainsaw Massacre.’      But do you know why this one man was able to serve as the model for these three legends of film? …

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