Death of Wes Craven

August 30, 2015
Los Angeles, California | Age 76

Horror master Wes Craven dies at 76
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Wes Craven, the iconic film director whose "Nightmare on Elm Street" and "Scream" movies redefined the horror genre, has died after battling brain cancer

By DAISY NGUYEN and JAKE COYLE, The Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Wes Craven, the prolific writer-director who thrilled audiences with iconic and bloody suburban slashers like "Nightmare on Elm Street" and "Scream" that made his name synonymous with horror, has died. He was 76.

In a statement, Craven's family said...

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