Dean is a character from the prequel. He is the brother of his older brother Eric and the boyfriend of Bailey. It said on his draft card that he was born on June 22, 1951 in Lubbock, Texas. He and Eric get tied up by Sheriff Hoyt. Hoyt thinks Eric is Dean, but after seeing his brother in pain, Dean reveals himself and is assaulted by Hoyt. Later, his brother's girlfriend Chrissie finds him outside the Hewitt house. She goes in to rescue Eric and Bailey, even though Dean tells her not to. He is shown out cold at the dinner table and does not witness his girlfriend' violent death. He wakes up and assaults Hoyt the same way he did. He later finds Chrissie in the slaughterhouse and also Leatherface who nearly kills her. He distracts him long enough to save Chrissie, but not long enough to save his own life. He is portrayed by Taylor Handley.