RIP Wes Craven
By now, if you pay attention to the Entertainment news- you have probably seen that one of the biggest director/ producer's in modern Horror movies has passed away.
Wesley Earl Craven was born on the second of August 1939 in Ohio. He earned his undergrad degree in English and Psych before moving on to get a masters in philosophy and writing. His career in the film industry started in New York City where he worked at a post production company as a sound editor.
He directed his first feature length film in 1972, The Last House on the left. He is best known for The Nightmare on Elm Street franchise, the first movie in 1984 helped launch Johnny Depp's carrer- as it was his first major film role. Craven also directed all four Scream movies and other movies include The Hills Have Eyes and Vampire in Brooklyn.
Craven was married three times and has two children from his first marriage. His hobbies inlcuded birding and in 2010 he became a member of Audubon California's Board of Directors.
He died at home on August 30th, 2015 in Los Angeles from brain cancer.
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