Wes Craven Dead at 76
Published Aug 30, 2015Legendary director, writer and producer Wes Craven has reportedly passed away at the age of 76 following a battle with brain cancer. Various sources report that a representative for the filmmaker has confirmed his death.
Craven's filmography is full of classics. In addition to creating the beloved A Nightmare on Elm Street series, he also directed all of the Scream films, The People Under the Stairs, The Hills Have Eyes, The Last House on the Left and many others.
Born in Cleveland, Ohio, Craven was married three times, and was still married to Iya Labunka at the time of his death. He leaves behind two children.