Famed horror director Wes Craven dies at 76

File- This Oct. 16, 2010, file photo shows Wes Craven arriving at the Scream Awards in Los Angeles. Craven, whose "Nightmare on Elm Street" and "Scream" movies made him one of the most recognizable names in the horror film genre, has died. He was 76. Craven's family said in a statement that he died in his Los Angeles home Sunday after battling brain cancer. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, File)

(KRON) Wes Craven the famous Hollywood director has died at age 76. Craven is known for his thrillers  ‘Nightmare on Elm Street’ and “Scream” movies.

Craven died Sunday at his home in Los Angeles after a battle with brain cancer.

Craven’s family confirmed his death to The Hollywood Reporter.

From IMDB:

Director (29 credits)
 2011 Scream 4
 2010 My Soul to Take
 2006 Paris, je t’aime (segment “Pere-Lachaise”)
 2005 Red Eye
 2005 Cursed
 2000 Scream 3
 1999 Music of the Heart
 1997 Scream 2
 1996 Scream
 1995 Vampire in Brooklyn
 1994 New Nightmare

 1992 Nightmare Cafe (TV Series) (1 episode)

– Aliens Ate My Lunch (1992)
 1991 The People Under the Stairs
 1990 Night Visions (TV Movie)
 1989 Shocker
 1988 The Serpent and the Rainbow

 1985-1986 The Twilight Zone (TV Series) (5 episodes)

– The Road Less Travelled (1986)
– Her Pilgrim Soul/I of Newton (1985) … (segment “Her Pilgrim Soul”)
– Act Break/The Burning Man/Dealer’s Choice (1985) … (segment “Dealer’s Choice”)
– Wordplay/Dreams for Sale/Chameleon (1985) … (segments “Chameleon”, “Wordplay”)
– Shatterday/A Little Peace and Quiet (1985) … (segments “A Little Peace and Quiet”, “Shatterday”)
 1986 Deadly Friend

 1986 Walt Disney’s Wonderful World of Color (TV Series) (1 episode)

– Casebusters (1986)
 1985 Chiller (TV Movie)
 1984 A Nightmare on Elm Street
 1984 The Hills Have Eyes Part II
 1984 Invitation to Hell
 1982 Swamp Thing
 1981 Deadly Blessing
 1978 Stranger in Our House (TV Movie)
 1977 The Hills Have Eyes
 1975 The Fireworks Woman (as Abe Snake)
 1972 The Last House on the Left

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