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Cattle truck driver
Black Maria
Cattle truck driver
Aliases: Black Maria [1]
Franchise: Texas Chainsaw Massacre
Notability: Minor character
Type: Truck driver
Gender: Male
Location: Muerto County, Texas
Status: Alive
1st appearance: Texas Chainsaw Massacre, The
Actor: Ed Guinn

The cattle truck driver is a fictional truck driver and a minor character featured in the Texas Chainsaw Massacre film series. Played by actor Ed Guinn, he appeared in the 1974 horror movie The Texas Chainsaw Massacre.

Biography Edit

The cattle truck driver was a large black man who drove a "Black Maria" cattle truck through Muerto County, Texas in August, 1973. While driving down a highway, he came upon a bloody and screaming young woman named Sally Hardesty, who was being pursued by a chainsaw-wielding maniac known as Leatherface. The driver stopped his truck and got out to help Sally. He threw a wrench at Leatherface, which hampered his coordination, causing him to injure himself with his own chainsaw. The driver then ran off for safety, while Sally latched onto the back of another passing motorist.

Notes & Trivia Edit

  • The character of the truck driver was created by director and writer Tobe Hooper and co-writer Kim Henkel.
  • This is actor Ed Guinn's first work in film.

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  1. The words "Black Maria" appear on the side of the driver's truck. It is unclear whether Black Maria is the name of the driver, or relates to someone else. Maria is traditionally a female name and the driver is male.

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