American classics of the genre horror Wes Craven died at the age of 76 years.
According to the US media, film director died at his home in Los Angeles from brain cancer .
In 1984, Wes Craven praised the film “A Nightmare on Elm Street” about the serial killer Freddy Krueger, pursuing a group of teenagers. Craven was a director and writer on painting.
A significant commercial success and earned the trilogy of “The Scream”, which started in 1996 and assembled in the US box office over 100 million dollars.
The director’s career Craven in the world began with the horror film “The Last House on the Left” in 1972.
Shortly before his death Craven worked on a number of television projects, including a remake of “The Scream” for MTV. In parallel, he worked on a series of comic books.
Craven was married to film producer Aye Labunke. Also among the relatives of a director who survived his death, – sister, son Jonathan Craven, daughter Jessica Raven, Nima Tarnouksi adopted daughter and three grandchildren.