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Fans, creators and horror makers mourn the loss of Wes Craven

Wes Craven

Wes Craven arrives at the Scream Awards in Los Angeles on Oct. 16, 2010.

(Matt Sayles / Associated Press)

Director, writer, producer and horror movie icon Wes Craven died Sunday after a battle with brain cancer. The news sparked an outpouring of condolences and memories from fellow filmmakers, the actors and creators Craven worked with and inspired, and the horror community as a whole.

After compiling the many memorial tweets and online remembrances flooding the Internet, it's impossible not to see influence Craven had on the film world and the genre community. Truly this fourth-wall breaker and monster-maker (Craven created Freddy Krueger and slasher villain Ghostface) will be remembered in the hearts of fans and creators every time someone asks, "What's your favorite scary movie?" 


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