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Wes Craven

Director

Born - 2 August 1939, Cleveland, Ohio
Died - 30 August 2015

A former humanities professor who became one of America's most iconic directors of horror films. Craven also wrote many of his films. After a debut with The Last House on the Left (1972), he made The Hills Have Eyes (1977), Deadly Blessing (1981), A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984), Deadly Friend (1986), The Serpent and the Rainbow (1988), The People Under the Stairs (1991), Vampire in Brooklyn (1995), Scream (1996), Scream 2 (1997), Music of the Heart (1999), Scream 3 (2000), Red Eye (2005), My Soul to Take (2010), Scream 4 (2011), his last, and others. The bearded Craven, who was also an author and avid ornithologist, died from brain cancer.