Wes Craven

Wes Craven

Original Name Wesley Earl Craven
Birth
Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA
Death 30 Aug 2015 (aged 76)
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial West Tisbury, Dukes County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 151479035 · View Source
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Motion Picture Director. He was well known for both the horror film classics "A Nightmare on Elm Street" and "Scream". After briefly teaching in the academic world, he entered the film industry, first in the pornographic area and then turning to feature films. Craven's first feature film as a director was "The Last House on the Left". Later on, he would direct the classic slasher-horror films "A Nightmare on Elm Street" and "Scream", which both became a series of movies. During his career, Craven was awarded several awards for his work including the Saturn Award and the New York City Horror Film Award Lifetime Achievement Award.

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  • Originally Created by: along_the_road
  • Added: 30 Aug 2015
  • Find a Grave Memorial 151479035
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Wes Craven (2 Aug 1939–30 Aug 2015), Find a Grave Memorial no. 151479035, citing Lambert's Cove Cemetery, West Tisbury, Dukes County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .