Wes Craven

Wes Craven

American, Film Director
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Wes Craven

Wesley Earl Craven (August 2, 1939 – August 30, 2015) was an American film director, writer, producer, and actor. He was known for his pioneering work in the genre of horror films, particularly slasher films, where he mixed horror cliches with humor and satire. His impact on the genre was considered prolific and influential. Due to the success and cultural impact of his works in the horror film genre, Craven has been called a "Master of Horror".

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Full name at birth
Wesley Earl Craven
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Legendary horror movie writer/director
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Date of birth
2 August 1939
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Place of birth
Cleveland, Ohio, USA
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Date of death
15 August 2015
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Los Angeles, California, USA
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Brain Cancer
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Actor, film director, writer, producer
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6' 2" (188 cm)
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187 lbs (84.8 kg)
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$40,000,000 USD
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