John Larroquette was the narrator of the original Texas Chainsaw Massacre (his first “credited” screen role)
Viggo Mortensen played Eddie “Tex” Sawyer in Leatherface: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre III, his first major American big screen role.
Matthew McConaughey and Renee Zellweger both had their first major roles after Dazed and Confused in Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation.
One of Jessica Biel’s first film appearances (while she was still on 7th Heaven was in the Michael Bay remake of The Texas Chainsaw Massacre in 2003.
The 2006 prequel, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning, featured Jordana Brewster in that weird period between when The Fast and the Furious made her known but before Fast & Furious made her relevant again.
Matt Bomer was also in it, in is first major film appearance.
Alexandra Daddario appeared, pre-True Detective, in 2013’s Texas Chainsaw Massacre 3D
Finally, Scott Eastwood, son of Clint, also appeared in the 3D installment.