Wes Craven, the creator of the slasher horror film genre, has passed away at the age of 76.
Craven was perhaps best know for the films “Nightmare on Elm Street” and “Scream.” Craven was the pioneer for teen slasher films. He came from a strict religious upbringing and was a graduate of Wheaton College. His death comes after a battle with brain cancer. Craven passed away August 30, 2015.
Many will miss Wes Craven, celebrities and fans alike.