Known aliases: None
Location: Texas
Known relatives: Unknown
Status: Deceased
Year of birth: Unknown
Year of death: 1973
First appearance: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre
Portrayed by: Eric Balfour

Kemper is one of the main characters in The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003) and the first character killed on-screen by Thomas Hewitt.

His Story Edit

Kemper works at a gas station. He first appears at the beginning of the film in his girlfriend, Erin in the front passenger seat listening to Sweet Home Alabama with his 3 friends: Morgan, Pepper and Andy.

His intelligent friend, Morgan with the spectacles situated in the back asks for her to stop singing and temporarily stops his friends Pepper and Andy from making out in the back.

Erin asks Kemper to stop being a perve in regards to Pepper and Andy when after Andy asks for Kemper to do something about the AC, he tells them him and Pepper can just fuck them selfs.

Erin is revealed as not smoking marijauana at all previously unlike the others or drinking back in El Paso where they picked up Pepper.

She asks Kemper if she was going to get a clear cut diamond ring upon her beautiful little finger and when is offered a mariajuana joint by Kemper first replies with no thank you i'm nausious to accepting it and then throwing it out of the van and in doing so discovers from Morgan that they have over two pounds of it with them.

She spots a female hitchhiker walking on the road and shouts for Kemper to watch out which causes him to come to an abrupt stop and have marijuana fall out of the colorful pinata they aboard with them.

She and Pepper run out of the van to the young woman and bring her into the van until the young women tells them that she just had to get away and wants to go home.

Inside the van, she tells them that they're all dead which garners the whole group's attention.

As the group passes the Blair Meat abandoned, she states that they're going the wrong way, attempts to seize control of the van and stop it.

Then, the young girl tells them that she won't go back there and states that he's a bad man.

She withdraws from in between her legs a concealed gun and tells the group including Erin that they're all going to die before placing the gun in her mouth and blowing her brains out.

Erin screams along with Pepper and follows her out as Pepper begins to throw up outside the car.

Morgan shouts out and asks why they had to stop to pick her up. Then, Erin answers Morgan with she needed help.

Kemper tells that they should call the cops and Morgan states that it's a bad idea considering the colorful pinata filled with marijuana and that their van is now an official crime scene.

The pinata filled with Marijuana statement is heard by Erin and she steps away from Pepper over to a nearby field in anger.

Kemper comes over to there and tries to assure her that the drugs were for distribution, so they can start a life after he disposes the pinata despite Andy's protests.

Then, Erin and the group assemble in the van and take off. Then, Andy points out that there is a Gas station and Erin and the others come to it.

Erin gets out and she and Pepper come to find a restroom. Then. Erin picks the lock to the toilet telling Pepper that her older brothers showed her how to do it.

Pepper tells her how she feels so disgusting in regards what happened. Then, Erin and Pepper see the toilet to be disgusting and both neglect using it.
Balfour mask

Thomas Hewitt Wearing Kemper's Face As A Mask

Then, the girls meet up with Andy, Kemper and Morgan where they hear that the town's Sherriff will meet them at a location called the Old Crawford Mill where he will take their report and deal with the body.

The group comes out to the Old Crawford Mill where Morgan tries for democracy on leaving the body and has Kemper and Andy on his voting side but Erin and Pepper in opposition and Erin proclaiming how the girl will have parents out there somewhere who will want her body back and not dumped on the side of the road like a piece of trash.

Then, Erin discovers a little boy named Jedidah. Erin introduces herself to Jedidah outside and the group is told by him that he's home, getting drunk and Kemper enquires how to get there and where it is.

Erin and Kemper depart for the Sheriff's house and meet a legless elderley man Monty Hewitt and his dog.

He tells the Sheriff don't live at the residence and tells them that they can call him if they want.

He tells that Erin can call him and tells Kemper to remain outside as he doesn't want any trouble.

Erin proceeds inside and calls the number given. Then, she learns that in a period of 30 minutes, he'll be at the Old Crawford Mill.

She hears Monty inside calling for and discovers him in the house bathroom out os wheelchair in need of being lifted back onto it.

She attempts to help him and Monty looks out for Leatherface to come and get her.

Kemper proceeds inside, is attacked and dragged away to the furnace room by Leatherface.

The furnace room sliding door slamming shut is heard by Erin prompting her to go check where the noise occured from.

She comes to the sliding door and sees a strange circular window which she looks in and seems to be tilted towards her and staring back at her.

She asks Monty who seems to have hoisted himself back into his wheelchair about where's her boyfriend which he tells her that he doesn't know, but he's not in his house.

Erin leaves the house and comes back to the Old Crawford Mill where the Sheriff has already been and taken the body.

She asks Pepper, Andy and Morgan where Kemper is and Andy answers by asking her that he was just with her.


Kemper's corpse

While they're looking for him, Kemper was seen as dead when Thomas pick his body up with a chain until he saw a box in the bloody bathtub.

He open it and saw a diamond ring when Kemper was gonna propose Erin at Dalles.

The two took off leaving Erin and Pepper at the Mill. Erin began to hotwire the van and upon Pepper asking of how she learn to do that, she told her that she spent a great deal of her youth in juvi.

Erin eventually got the van to start, but upon it running the van's front wheels blew out and came off the vehicle.

Leatherface appear and chainsawed up the back window of the van. Then, Erin and Pepper grabbed onto each other as Leatherface jumped onto the roof of the van and began chainsaw through down to the two.

He eventually seized Erin by the hair and upon doing, but Erin escaped and braved him quickly, so she told Pepper to run.

Pepper spiralled herself out of the van and attempted to to flee.

However, Leatherface let go of Pepper and then she was scared of him as he fled after her eventually getting her to the ground and killing her before Erin's eyes.

Erin saw as Leatherface turns around that he was wearing her boyfriend, Kemper's face.

Erin jumped out the back of the van and ran until she reached the trailer pertaining to the Hewitt's cousins.

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