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.

Horror master Wes Craven dies at 76

Wes Craven, the writer-director behind iconic suburban slashers like “Nightmare on Elm Street” and “Scream,” has died.