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Wes Craven

Director, Writer, Producer
2 August 1939 to 30 August 2015

An American director, writer and producer responsible for countless classics of the horror genre, Craven’s early work was distinguished by its intensity, whilst postmodernism became a staple of his later career. His work included The Last House on the Left (1972), The Hills Have Eyes (1977), A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) and the Scream franchise (1996-2011).