Wes Craven

Known For
Directing

Popular
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Birthday
1939-08-02

Place of Birth
Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Also Known As

  • Wesley Earl Craven
  • Abe Snake

Wes Craven

Biography

Wesley Earl "Wes" Craven (August 2, 1939 – August 30, 2015) was a prolific and influential American film director, writer, producer, and occasional actor known for his pioneering work in the horror genre, and particularly in the teen slasher subgenre. Among his best-known works are such landmark films as "The Last House on the Left" (1972), "The Hills Have Eyes" (1977), "A Nightmare on Elm Street" (1984) and the "Scream" series (1996–2011).

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