Wes Craven

Wes Craven

Born: August 2, 1939
Cleveland, Ohio
Died: August 30, 2015 (Age: 76)
Los Angeles, California


Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy 2010
Diary of the Dead 2008 (voice)
Paris, Je T'aime 2007
The Cutting Edge: The Magic of Movie Editing 2005
The Fear 1994
Wes Craven's New Nightmare 1994


The Twilight Zone (1980s): The Complete Series 2014
Scream 4 2011
My Soul to Take 2010
Paris, Je T'aime 2007
Cursed 2005
Red Eye 2005
Scream 3 2000
Music Of The Heart 1999
Scream 2 1997
Scream 1996
Vampire In Brooklyn 1995
Wes Craven's New Nightmare 1994
The People Under the Stairs 1991
Night Visions 1990
Shocker 1989
The Serpent and the Rainbow 1988
Deadly Friend 1986
Chiller 1985
The Hills Have Eyes II 1984
A Nightmare on Elm Street 1984
Wes Craven's Invitation To Hell 1984
Swamp Thing 1982
Deadly Blessing 1981
Summer of Fear 1978
The Hills Have Eyes 1977
The Last House On The Left 1972


Scream 4 2011
My Soul to Take 2010
Feast 2006
The Hills Have Eyes 2006

Executive Producer

The Breed 2007
Freddy Vs. Jason 2003
Wes Craven Presents: Don't Look Down 1998
Wes Craven's Carnival Of Souls 1998
Wishmaster 1997
Wishmaster 1997


My Soul to Take 2010
The Hills Have Eyes 2 2007
The Hills Have Eyes 2006
The Last House On The Left 1972

Photo: Copyright of Dimension Films, Scream 4.

Profile created on July 3, 2000.
Last updated on August 31, 2015 (2 years ago).

Did you know?

  • Wes was married to Bonnie Broecker in from 1964 to 1969. They had one son and one daughter.
  • Wes was co-owner in the Craven/Maddalena Films production company.
  • The street made famous by his 'nightmare' movies is in Potsdam, New York where Wes was a student at State University of New York.
  • The 'Freddy Kruger' character Wes created is supposedly named after the boy who bullied him around in high school.
  • Wes was married to movie producer Iya Labunka from 2004 until his death.
  • He married actress Mimi Craven (nee Meyer) in 1982. They divorced in 1987.

Undiscovered Picks

Upcoming movies worth watching that you may not have heard of.

  • Iron Protector
  • The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • Dead Again in Tombstone
  • A Family Man
  • The Bad Batch