Filmmaker: Wes Craven

Remembering this man.

Wes Craven


Name: Wesley Earl Craven

Born: August 2, 1939

Died: August 30, 2015

From: Cleveland, Ohio.

Alma mater: Wheaton College, Johns Hopkins University

Occupation Director, Writer, Producer.

The creator of Freddy Kruger and other horror films . He earned a degree in english and psychology in the Wheaton College, but a Master in philosophy and writing. He purchased a 16mm camera and started making short films in New York when he begins his filmmaking career. He begins as the peculiar way making movies in the porn industry. This influential filmmaker sadly died at age of 76 of brain cancer.


Notable Works:

The Last House From The Left (1972)

The Hills Have Eyes (1977)

Swamp Thing (1981)

The Hills Have Eyes Part 2 (1984)

A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)

The Twilight Zone ( Tv Series) (1985-86)

New Nightmare (1994)

Vampire in Brooklyn (1995)

Scream (1996)

Scream 2 (1997)

Music of the Heart (1999)

Scream 3 (2000)

Cursed (2005)

Red Eye (2005)

Paris , Je t’aime (2006) (segment)

My Soul To Take (2010)

Scream 4 (2011)

Wes and Robert Englund as Freddy Krueger.


Creator of Scream ( one of my guilty pleasure as a kid… yes as kid, lol)


Thanks Mr. Craven



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