WHERE ARE THEY NOW?
Jordana Brewster, Chrissie from 'The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning', is perhaps best known for her role as Mia Torretto (Vin Diesel's sister) in the 'Fast & The Furious' film series. She is currently slated to appear in the next installment of that franchise, 'Fast Six', in 2013. Her other screen credits include 1998's 'The Faculty', 2001's 'The Invisible Circus' and 2006's 'Annapolis'. She also has a recurring role in TNT's relaunch of the 1970s drama 'Dallas', and guest starred in NBC's spy drama 'Chuck' from 2008 to 2009. In addition to that, Brewster was a member of the cast of the soap 'As The World Turns' from 1995-2001, and shot two pilots that did not go into production- 2007's 'Mr. And Mrs. Smith' and 2010's 'Gigantic'.
R. Lee Ermey
R. Lee Ermey, a retired United States Marine Corps Gunnery Sergeant, Drill Instructor and actor, has often been typecast in the roles of authority figures, such as his breakout performance as Gunnery Sergeant Hartman in 'Full Metal Jacket' (1987), Mayor Tilman in 'Mississippi Burning' (1988), and plastic army men leader Sarge in the 'Toy Story' films. Ermey has hosted two programs on the History Channel: 'Mail Call', in which he answered viewers' questions about various militaria both modern and historic; and 'Lock 'N' Load with R. Lee Ermey', which focused on the development of different types of weapons. His acting career has spanned over 60 films and numerous TV guest spots. Most recently, he has appeared on 'House M.D.' (2008), 'Law & Order: Special Victims Unit' (2010), and the animated series 'Batman: The Brave And The Bold' (2011). In addition to his films, Ermey, a board member for the National Rifle Association, spends a lot of time supporting the U.S. troops overseas, primarily during Operation Iraqi Freedom. His next project is the comedy 'The Watch', set for release later in 2012.
On a short holiday to visit a friend, famed bodybuilder Andrew Bryniarski was spotted by a talent scout, who set up a meeting and before he knew it, he found himself traveling around Europe filming his first movie, 'Hudson Hawk', with the likes of Bruce Willis and the late James Coburn. Since then, Andrew has worked alongside Al Pacino, James Woods, Michelle Pfeiffer, Halle Berry and Cuba Gooding Jr. to mention just a few, as well as Hong Kong's best, including Tsui Hark and Yuen Wo Ping. His film credits include 'Batman Returns' (1992), 'Street Fighter' (1994), 'Any Given Sunday' (1999), 'Pearl Harbor' (2001), and 'Rollerball' (2002). Andrew is also the only actor to play the role of Leatherface twice, having returned for the prequel/sequel 'The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning' in 2006. He most recently appeared in FX's '44 Minutes: Shootout in North Hollywood', which received enormous ratings and broke several records, and has guest starred in many TV shows. In his spare time, Andrew enjoys mountain climbing, horseback riding, and working out. He is also active on the horror convention circuit. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife Gretchen, their two cats, three Pomeranian's, box turtles, a parrot and his recently rescued five giant African land tortoises.
Matt Bomer, who played Eric in 'The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning', is perhaps best known in his leading role in USA Network's drama 'White Collar', which premiered in 2009 and is still going today. Prior to taking the trip to 'Texas', Bomer gained notoriety for his recurring role of Bryce Larkin in the NBC spy drama 'Chuck' from 2007 until 2009. In 2011, BuddyTV ranked him #1 on its list of 'TV's Sexiest Men'. Also that year, Bomer starred in the Broadway debut of Dustin Lance Black's play, '8', a staged reenactment of the federal trial that overturned California's Proposition 8. In March 2012, he was featured in the Wilshire Ebell Theatre production as well, portraying Jeff Zarillo, one of the plaintiffs in the trial. Most recently, Bomer appeared 2011's sci-fi thriller 'In Time', as well as 2012's 'Magic Mike', where he played a male stripper alongside Channing Tatum and fellow-TCM alum Matthew McConaughey.
Taylor Handley, who portrayed Dean in 'The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning', appeared in three episodes during the last season of the WB drama 'Dawson's Creek' (2003) and guest starred during an episode of 'CSI' in 2002. In 2003-2004, Handley appeared in six episodes of the first season of 'The O.C.' as Oliver Trask, a mentally unstable teenager who, after meeting Marissa Cooper in a therapy clinic, becomes infatuated with her to the point of nearly committing suicide over her. Other film credits for Taylor include 'September Dawn' (2007), 'Skateland' (2010), and the sci-fi epic 'Battle: Los Angeles' (2011). On the small screen, Handley has most recently made guest appearances on 'The Glades' and 'Law & Order: Los Angeles', both in 2011. Prior to that, he co-starred in several shows, including 'Cold Case' (2006), 'Numbers' (2009), and the various incarnations of the 'CSI' franchise.
Former Guess Jeans model Diora Baird has been featured on the covers of several popular men's magazines, including FHM, Stuff, Maxim, and Playboy, in which she graced the cover in August 2005. After earning her way to Hollywood, she began acting in 2004, with a guest appearance on the 'Drew Carey Show'. However, it was a year later she had her breakthrough, co-starring as Vivian in the comedy 'Wedding Crashers' alongside Owen Wilson and Vince Vaughn. Most recently, she appeared in J.J. Abrams' 2009 'Star Trek' reboot as an Orion Starfleet officer, but was cut from the final print of the film. She can, however, be seen in the DVD's deleted scenes. Other horror films to her credit are 'Stan Helsing' and the 'Night Of The Demons' remake (2009), as well as 2010's 'Dark Days', the sequel to the cult hit '30 Days Of Night'. In addition to acting, she also lent her voice talents to the video game adaptation of 'Scarface', voicing one of Tony Montana's girlfriends. Her latest projects are 2012's 'Transit', and two TV appearances: 'Shameless' and 'Bent'.
Lee Tergesen, who had the small role of Holden the biker, began his career with a bit role in the 1991 prime-time aired pilot, 'Acting Sheriff'. He is also known for his roles in 'Wayne's World' (1992), 'Wayne's World 2' (1993), and the 1994 TV series 'Weird Science'. Tergesen's career took off in 1997 with his critically acclaimed portrayal of Tobias Beecher on HBO's 'Oz', a role he played until the series ended in 2003. His film credits include 'Point Break', 'Shaft', 'Monster', and 'The Forgotten'. On the small screen, Lee has made several appearances in TV shows such as 'ER', 'Rescue Me', 'CSI', 'Criminal Minds' and several incarnations of the 'Law & Order' franchise. Most recently, he appeared as Colonel Jack Tomilson in the 2012 war film 'Red Tails', and guest starred in two TV series, 'The River' and 'The Big C'.
Genre vet Lew Temple, Sheriff Winston from 'The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning', is perhaps best known for his roles in a pair of Rob Zombie films, 2005's 'The Devil's Rejects' and 2007's 'Halloween' reboot. An avid lover of baseball, Temple served as a minor league bullpen catcher for the Seattle Mariners and Houston Astros in the mid-1980s. He continued on in baseball until 1993 before turning his attention to acting. His most recent credits include 'Unstoppable' with Denzel Washington (2011), the animated 'Rango' with Johnny Depp (2011), and the western gangster 'Lawless', co-starring Gary Oldman and Tom Hardy (2012). In 2002, Lew was let go from a movie contract because he dismissed symptoms of a serious illness. Not long after, a near-death experience landed him at M.D. Anderson Hospital in Houston, where he was diagnosed with a rare form of leukemia and a forty percent chance of survival. He stayed in the hospital for eight months, for chemotherapy treatment, and was released. He is actively involved in various charities, including 'Bowling For Boobies', which benefits breast cancer patients.
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