Director and screenwriter Wes Craven was born in Cleveland, Ohio and holds a Master's degree in writing and philosophy from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD. His first film was Last House on the Left in 1972. Since then he wrote and directed The Hills Have Eyes, A Nightmare on Elm Street, and many others. He directed the hit Scream movies and is currently working on the fourth. His most recent film was My Soul to Take



Late horror maestro Wes Craven shared his 10 favorite creepy classics with us in 2010. Here, watch scenes from his picks, from Psycho to Frankenstein.