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Wes Craven, hero of horror genre, dies at 76

Writer-director Wes Craven died at his home in Los Angeles after battling brain cancer. He was best known for his razor-fingered creation of Freddy Krueger in 'A Nightmare on Elm Street' and the 'Scream' franchise. He was 76.

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