Wes Craven Overview

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Born: August 02, 1939

Born in Cleveland, Ohio, Wes Craven earned a B.A. in Psychology and Education from Wheaton College in Illinois, then went on to receive a Masters in Philosophy from J. Hopkins University. He settled down, married and became a humanities professor at Clarkson College in Potsdam, NY. Unsatisfied with teaching, he worked as a taxi driver for awhile before becoming a sound editor for a post production film company. Craven got his start as a director with the low-budget film Together (1971),... See All

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