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Wes Craven-Steve McQueen house in Hollywood Hills is up for a cast change

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Filmmaker Wes Craven and actor Steve McQueen are among those to have called this Hollywood Hills compound home.

(Marc & Tiffany Angeles / Inset: Associated Press)

A Hollywood Hills compound that horror filmmaker Wes Craven owned at the time of his death last year is for sale at $3.295 million. The seller is his widow, producer and production manager Iya Labunka.

Craven and Labunka weren’t the only Hollywood forces to call the single-story MidCentury Modern their home. Actor Steve McQueen also once owned the 3,594-square-foot flat-roofed house.

The gated post-and-beam home has a Zen-inspired fountain and lush vegetation at the entry. Inside, an open-plan layout and walls of glass provide panoramic views of the cityscape and canyons. 


Ceiling beams emphasize the home’s strong horizontal lines. The updated kitchen features stainless-steel appliances and a center island. The master suite contains a fireplace and a sitting area for a total of three bedrooms and three full bathrooms. The guest suite has a separate entrance. There are patios off the two offices.

The less than half an acre of grounds include gardens with fountains, two koi ponds and a saltwater swimming pool with a spa.

Craven, who died at 76, made such memorable films as “Nightmare on Elm Street” and the “Scream” series.

He bought the property in 1992 for $1.2 million.


McQueen, who died in 1980 at 50, is remembered for his work in movies including the 1960 Western “The Magnificent Seven,” the 1963 World War II epic “The Great Escape” and the 1968 heist film “The Thomas Crown Affair.”

Joshua Altman and Matthew J. Altman of the Altman Brothers, Douglas Elliman, are the listing agents.

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