Knowledge Identifier: +Wes_Craven
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1939.
Countries: United States (85%), (8%), United Kingdom (5%)
Linked to: Clarkson University, Johns Hopkins University, Madrid-Waddington Central School, Westminster College, Pennsylvania
Fran Drescher - Drescher made her screen debut with a small role in the 1977 blockbuster film "Saturday Night Fever", prior to appearing in films, such as the biopic "American Hot Wax" and Wes Craven's horror tale "Summer of Fear"
Ray Wise - He played the character of Dr. Alec Holland in the 1982 film "Swamp Thing", directed by Wes Craven and based upon the comic book series of the same name
Robert Englund - But after such typecasting, Englund went against type when he accepted the role of Freddy Krueger, the psychotic burn victim and child murderer in Wes Craven's 1984 hugely successful "A $Nightmare_on_Elm_Street (A_Nightmare_on_Elm_Street_(franchise))
A Nightmare on Elm Street (franchise) - The original film, written and directed by Wes Craven and titled "A Nightmare on Elm Street", was released in 1984
Matthew Laborteaux - Laborteaux's most prominent film role was in the 1986 Wes Craven feature "Deadly Friend" as Paul Conway, a young genius who resurrects a dead girl using an artificial intelligence microchip from a robot he created that had previously been destroyed by a malicious neighbor
Jeffrey Jones - In 1989, Jones starred in Wes Craven's short-lived CBS sitcom "The People Next Door", where he played a cartoonist whose imagination could make things come to life
The Return of Swamp Thing - The series took a deliberate turn away from the campy themes of its 1989 film predecessor and leaned toward the darkness of Wes Craven's version
Vinessa Shaw - Shaw has starred in numerous motion pictures since the early 1990s and has had her most memorable roles in Disney's 1993 Halloween film "Hocus Pocus", "Ladybugs" , Stanley Kubrick's "Eyes Wide Shut" , the 2006 remake of Wes Craven's horror picture "The Hills Have Eyes", as well as the romance film "Two Lovers" , in which she starred alongside Joaquin Phoenix and Gwyneth Paltrow
Everett McGill - In 1991, McGill would reunite with his "Twin Peaks" co-star Wendy Robie appeared as the villains of the Wes Craven feature "The People Under the Stairs"
Doctor Strange (film) - By December 1992, Wes Craven signed to write and direct, with Savoy Pictures distributing, and a release set for either 1994 or 1995
Marco Beltrami - A few classical commissions and USC student films aside, Beltrami scored his first movie feature in 1994, the thriller "Death Match" for director Joe Coppolletta, and reached a higher level of public acclaim in 1996 when he wrote the score for Wes Craven's smash hit shocker "Scream"
Tuesday Knight - She appears as herself in the 1994 Wes Craven film "Wes Craven's New Nightmare" as well as the 2010 film "Sex and the City 2"
A Nightmare on Elm Street (franchise) - Wes Craven returned to the "Nightmare" series a third time with "New Nightmare" in 1994
Halloween (1978 film) - Director Wes Craven's 1996 film "Scream" and its three sequels detail the "rules" for surviving a horror film, even using "Halloween" as the primary example: no sex, no alcohol or illicit drugs, and never say "I'll be right back"
Scream (1996 film) - "'Scream"' is a 1996 American slasher film written by Kevin Williamson and directed by Wes Craven
Kevin Williamson (screenwriter) - Directed by Wes Craven, the film was renamed "Scream", and released in The United States on December 20, 1996
Angela Bassett - In 1999, Bassett starred in "Music of the Heart", once collaborating with the horror icon Wes Craven
A Nightmare on Elm Street - It has since been released on DVD, first in 1999 in the United States as part of the "Nightmare on Elm Street" Collection box set , and once again in Restored "Infinifilm" Special Edition in 2006, containing various special features with contributions from Wes Craven, Heather_Langenkamp, John Saxon and the director of photography
Jonny Lee Miller - Also in 2000, he appeared as Simon Sheppard in Wes Craven's "Dracula 2000"
Pete Walker (director) - Although Walker's movies have never undergone a critical reappraisal in the same way as Hammer films or his American contemporaries Tobe Hooper and Wes Craven, the release in 2005 of a DVD boxed set of five of his films was greeted with some good notices in the British national press
Vinessa Shaw - More low budget and independent films consumed Shaw's time until 2006, where she returned to the big screen in Alexandre Aja's remake of Wes Craven's exploitation-horror film "The Hills Have Eyes", playing a young mother on a camping trip with her family who is attacked by bloodthirsty mutants in the New Mexico desert
The Hills Have Eyes (2006 film series) - The first film of the series is a remake of the 1977 film "The Hills Have Eyes" by Wes Craven
Riki Lindhome - In 2009, she starred in the feature film remake of the Wes Craven classic "The Last House on the Left"
Emma Roberts - In May 2010, Roberts received the role of Jill Roberts in the Wes Craven film Scream 4.
Marielle Jaffe - But it was in April 2011 that her career truly launched when she scored one of the lead roles in Wes Craven's slasher film "Scream 4" playing "Olivia Morris
Steve Niles - In March 2015 it was confirmed, that he will executive produced along Wes Craven the series adaption of Christopher Mitten comic Disciples