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John Hughes
Birth: Feb. 18, 1950
Lansing
Ingham County
Michigan, USA
Death: Aug. 6, 2009
Manhattan
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA

Motion Picture Director, Screenwriter, Producer. He is best known for the 1980's comedy and teenager films "Sixteen Candles" (1984), "The Breakfast Club" (1985), "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" (1986) and "Planes, Trains and Automobiles" (1987). He wrote the screenplay for the popular 1990 film "Home Alone". Raised in Chicago, Hughes was an advertising copywriter and later joke writer for Chicago-area comedians. A stint as editor of National Lampoon Magazine would lead to his Hollywood career. His big screen writing credits include "Mr. Mom" (1983), "National Lampoon's Vacation" (1983), "Pretty in Pink" (1986), "Uncle Buck" (1989), "Dutch" (1991) and "Beethoven" (1992). (bio by: C.S.) 

Cause of death: Heart attack
 
Burial:
Lake Forest Cemetery
Lake Forest
Lake County
Illinois, USA
 
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Record added: Aug 06, 2009
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- Susan♥
 Added: Mar. 31, 2015

- Miss Tabitha
 Added: Mar. 21, 2015
Happy Birthday, Mr. Hughes. You were, are, and will always represent everything which is right with entertainment. Thank you for the countless memories and moments, which you have and continue to provide for generations of fans, young and old. Your work, ...(Read more)
- Anonymous
 Added: Feb. 18, 2015
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