Declan O’Brien Dies: Wrong Turn Sequels Director Dead At 56

Declan O’Brien died on February 16, 2022, at the age of 56. They have three children: Alec O’Brien, Aidan O’Brien and Caitlin O’Brien.

Born in 1965, O’Brien knew from a young age that he would be involved in film. He moved from Rochester, NY to California to become an actor. When that didn’t work, he decided to go to college and get a film degree and graduated from California State Polytechnic University in Pomona. He was able to turn it into a full-time profession and went on to become a producer, writer and director for film and television domestically and internationally.

He made a name for himself in the horror genre through directing and writing wrong turn 3: Left for Dead, Wrong Turn 4: Bloody Beginnings, and Wrong Turn 5: Bloodlines, Additionally, he directed other horror films, including Joy Ride 3: Roadkilland of 2010 Sharktopus.

A ceremony will be held for Declan O’Brien on May 13, 2022.