The American film director Wes Craven has died.
He is also known for having written the screenplay for and directed the horror film Nightmare on Elm Street.
On Sunday, he fell asleep in his home in Los Angeles.
The film director was suffering from brain cancer and lost on Sunday the fight against the disease, reports The Hollywood Reporter .
The news was released by his family. They were with him when he passed away at his home in Los Angeles.
As a filmmaker, he will always be remembered for films like The Last House on the Left, A Nightmare on Elm Street and the Scream.
Wes Craven was 76 years old.