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Horror Hollywood Movies Writer Wes Craven Dies At Age Of 76

Horror Hollywood Movies Writer Wes Craven Dies At Age Of 76 : Wes Craven died yesterday i.e on 30th August 2015 due to brain cancer. Wes” Craven was born on 2nd August 1939 and he was an American film director, writer, producer, and actor known for his work on horror films, particularly slasher films. He was best known for creating the A Nightmare on Elm Street franchise featuring the Freddy Krueger character, directing the first installment and Wes Craven’s New Nightmare, and co-writing A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors with Bruce Wagner. Now below get complete details of Wes Craven Death.

Horror Hollywood Movies Writer Wes Craven Dies At Age Of 76

Horror Hollywood Movies Writer Wes Craven Dies At Age Of 76

Wes Craven also directed all four films in the Scream series featuring Ghost face. Some of his other films include The Hills Have Eyes, The Last House on the Left, The Serpent and the Rainbow, The People Under the Stairs, Vampire in Brooklyn, Cursed, Red Eye and My Soul to Take.

Wes Craven died because of brain cancer on 30th August 2015.

“It is with deep sadness we inform you that Wes Craven passed away,” the family said. “Our hearts are broken.”

Craven suffered from ailing health over the past three years, but continued to work on projects including several television shows, a graphic novel and a new film, “The Girl in the Photographs,” which is set to premiere at the 2015 Toronto Film Festival next month.

Wes Craven Highest Grossing Movies

This is a list of the top 10 highest-grossing films by Wes Craven; each has made at least $30 million.

Rank Title Lifetime gross (US$)
1 Scream 173,046,663
2 Scream 2 172,363,301
3 Scream 3 161,834,276
4 Scream 4 101,214,723
5 Red Eye 95,577,774
6 The Hills Have Eyes (2006) 69,623,713
7 The Hills Have Eyes 2 67,915,885
8 The Last House on the Left (2009) 45,286,228
9 A Nightmare On Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors 44,793,222
10 The People Under the Stairs 31,347,154

 

Source : Wikipedia.

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