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Wes Craven
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Craven in 2010
Born
Wesley Earl Craven

(1939-08-02)August 2, 1939
Died August 30, 2015(2015-08-30) (aged 76)
Cause of death Brain cancer
Occupation Actor, film director, writer, producer
Years active 1972–2015
Spouse(s) Bonnie Broecker
(m. 1964–69, divorced)
Mimi Craven
(m. 1984–87, divorced)
Iya Labunka
(m. 2004–2015, his death)
Children Jonathan, Jessica
Website http://www.wescraven.com

Wes Craven (August 2, 1939 – August 30, 2015) was an American movie director, producer and writer. He was born in Cleveland, Ohio. He is well known for horror movie classics including A Nightmare on Elm Street and Scream.

On August 30, 2015, Wes Craven died of brain cancer at his home in Los Angeles. He was 76 years old.

Filmography

  • Together (1971)
  • The Last House on the Left (1972)
  • The Hills Have Eyes (1977)
  • Summer Of Fear aka Stranger In Our House (1978)
  • Deadly Blessing (1981)
  • Swamp Thing (1982)
  • A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
  • Deadly Friend (1986)
  • The Serpent and the Rainbow (1988)
  • Wes Craven's Shocker (1989)
  • The People Under the Stairs (1991)
  • Wes Craven's New Nightmare (1994)
  • Scream (1996)
  • Scream 2 (1997)
  • Music of the Heart (1999)
  • Scream 3 (2000)
  • They (2002)
  • Cursed (2005)
  • Red Eye (2005)

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