Horror Legend Wes Craven Dies At Age 76

Horror Legend Wes Craven Dies At Age 76

Wes Craven, the legendary director and writer of some of the most iconic horror films of all time, has died at the age of 76. Craven, who was born in Cleveland, Ohio, was best known for his work on A Nightmare on Elm Street, Scream, The Hills Have Eyes, and The Last House on the Left. Throughout his career, Craven was considered a master of horror and suspense and his influence can be seen in countless films, television shows, and books. He was also known for his strong advocacy for the horror genre, believing that it was a legitimate form of art. In this article, we will look back at the life and legacy of Wes Craven, one of the most influential horror filmmakers of all time.

The world of horror has lost one of its modern geniuses. Wes Craven, the brain behind Nightmare on Elm Street, Scream, and Swamp Thing, has lost his battle with brain cancer. The Titan had an indelible mark on the horror genre and Halloween as a whole. You can hardly imagine a costume party without the scream mask or Freddy Krueger. 

Craven's movies are well known to even the most casual horror film fan. With Halloween right around the corner, we will be sure to think of his contributions to the genre in the weeks to come. You, too, can honor his legacy by putting on horror movie costumes that spook just about anyone. 

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R.I.P. Wes Craven


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