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Wes Craven

American director (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
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Craven in 2010
Born
Wesley Earl Craven

(1939-08-02)August 2, 1939
DiedAugust 30, 2015(2015-08-30) (aged 76)
Cause of deathBrain cancer
OccupationActor, 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
Websitehttp://www.wescraven.com

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.