Wes Craven

American film director, screenwriter, and producer (1939–2015)

Wesley Earl "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.

Wes Craven
Craven in 2010
Wesley Earl Craven

(1939-08-02)August 2, 1939
DiedAugust 30, 2015(2015-08-30) (aged 76)
Cause of deathBrain cancer
Occupation(s)Actor, film director, writer, producer
Years active1972–2015
Spouse(s)Bonnie Broecker
(m. 1964–69, divorced)
Mimi Craven
(m. 1984–87, divorced)
Iya Labunka
(m. 2004–2015, his death)
ChildrenJonathan, Jessica

On August 30, 2015, Wes Craven died of brain cancer at his home in Los Angeles. He was 76 years old.[1]

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  1. "Wes Craven, Horror Maestro, Dies at 76". The Hollywood Reporter. August 30, 2015. Retrieved August 30, 2015.