Wes Craven’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)


Death Date

August 30, 2015

Age of Death

76 years

Cause of Death

Brain Tumours



The director Wes Craven died at the age of 76 . Below is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Director who introduced the world to the terrifying Freddy Krueger in the Nightmare on Elm Street series and redefined the horror genre with his semi-satirical horror/comedy Scream films. He also directed the horror films The Hills Have Eyes, The Last House on the Left, Red Eye, and Wes Craven’s New Nightmare.

He was married to Bonnie Broecker from 1964 to 1969 and Mimi Craven from 1982 to 1987. He married his third wife, Iya Labunka, in 2004. He had two children, Jonathan and Jessica.



“All I’m doing is rearranging the curtains in the insane asylum.” (Wes Craven)


“If I’m going to be a caged bird, I’ll sing the best song I can.” (Wes Craven)


“You learn a lot more from those bumps than from when things are going great.” (Wes Craven)


“Stories and narratives are one of the most powerful things in humanity. They’re devices for dealing with the chaotic danger of existence.” (Wes Craven)


“The first monster you have to scare the audience with is yourself.” (Wes Craven)