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Born: August 2, 1939 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Cleveland, Ohio, USA Profession: Writer ...
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Left teaching and took a job as a messenger for a film post-production company in NYC
1971:
Made first film as editor, "You've Got to Walk It Like You Talk It or You'll Lose That Beat," known primarily for its score by Steely Dan's Walter Becker and Donald Fagen
1971:
Was an assistant producer on the documentary feature, "Together/Sensual Paradise"; first collaboration with Sean Cunningham
1978:
Directed first TV-movie, "Stranger in Our House" (NBC)
1987:
Provided story and co-wrote screenplay for "A Nightmare on Elm Street Part III: Dream Warriors"
1989:
Executive produced the short-lived series, "The People Next Door"
1994:
Wrote and directed "Wes Craven's New Nightmare," where Freddy Krueger as a fictional movie villain, invades the real world
1997:
Directed the sequel, "Scream 2"
2000:
Once again returned to direct "Scream 3"
2005:
Directed Christina Ricci in the thriller "Cursed"
2006:
Produced a remake of his 1977 film, "The Hills Have Eyes," directed by Alexandre Aja
2006:
Wrote the screenplay for "Pulse," a remake of cult Japanese helmer Kiyoshi Kurosawa's "Kairo"
2006:
Executive produced "Feast," the horror film that won the third season of reality competition "Project Greenlight"
2007:
Wrote and produced the sequal, "The Hills Have Eyes 2"
2009:
Produced a remake of his first film, "The Last House on the Left"
2011:
Returned to direct "Scream 4"

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