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|Born:||August 2, 1939||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||Cleveland, Ohio, USA||Profession:||Writer ...|
RATE AND COMMENT
Left teaching and took a job as a messenger for a film post-production company in NYC
First film as editor, "You've Got to Walk It Like You Talk It or You'll Lose That Beat"
Was an assistant producer on the documentary feature, "Together/Sensual Paradise"; first collaboration with Sean Cunningham
Made feature directing and writing debut with "The Last House on the Left"; produced by Sean Cunningham
Wrote, directed, and edited his second horror feature, "The Hills Have Eyes"
Directed first TV-movie, "Stranger in Our House" (NBC)
Wrote and directed the popular horror film, "A Nightmare on Elm Street"
Provided story and co-wrote screenplay for "A Nightmare on Elm Street Part III: Dream Warriors"
Executive produced the short-lived series, "The People Next Door"
Created the short-lived fantasy series, "Nightmare Cafe"; also wrote pilot and several episodes
Wrote and directed "Wes Craven's New Nightmare," where Freddy Krueger as a fictional movie villain, invades the real world
Had box-office hit with the self-reflexive horror film, "Scream"
Directed the sequel, "Scream 2"
Directed first non-horror film, "Music of the Heart," starring Meryl Streep as music teacher and Violinist Roberta Guaspari¿Tzavaras
Once again returned to direct "Scream 3"
Directed Christina Ricci in the thriller, "Cursed"
Directed Rachel McAdams and Cillian Murphy in the thriller, "Red-Eye"
Produced a remake of his 1977 film, "The Hills Have Eyes"; film was directed by Alexandre Aja
Wrote the screenplay for "Pulse," a remake of cult Japanese helmer Kiyoshi Kurosawa's "Kairo"
Executive produced "Feast," the horror film that is a result of Project Greenlight's third season
Wrote and produced the sequal, "The Hills Have Eyes 2"
Produced a remake of his film, "The Last House on the Left"
Wrote and directed "My Soul to Take"
Returned to direct "Scream 4"
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