buffalo bill


The story of Ed Gein has had a lasting effect on American popular culture as evidenced by its numerous appearances in movies, music and literature. His murders and psychology inspired four mains horror characters.

  • Leatherface in The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, 1974
  • Buffalo Bill in The Silence of the Lambs, 1991
  • Norman Bates in Psycho, 1960
  • Frank Zito in Maniac 1980