Legendary horror director Wes Craven dead at 76 of brain cancer
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Film director and Hollywood legend Wes Craven died on Sunday of brain cancer at the age of 76.

According to the Hollywood Reporter, Craven -- who directed such genre-defining classics as Nightmare on Elm Street and the Scream films.