Boss Sawyer is a member and kind of leader of the Sawyer Family. A member of the Sawyer family who appears in the beginning of Texas Chainsaw 3D portrayed by Gunnar Hansen, who portrayed Leatherfacein the first film. Boss sits inside the Sawyer house with a shotgun when Sheriff Hooper arrives to arrest Leatherface. Boss tries to convince Drayton that they should just give up Leatherface. When Drayton argues that he is family, Boss retorts that Leatherface is "simple" and not right "for a Sawyer." Drayton gives in, and Boss yells out to Hooper that they are bringing him out and asks that "Jed gets a good lawyer." Before they can bring out Jedidiah, however, residents of Newt led by Burt Hartman arrive and burn the Sawyer house to the ground, killing Boss and other relatives.