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John Hughes
Birth: Feb. 18, 1950
Ingham County
Michigan, USA
Death: Aug. 6, 2009
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
Lake Forest Cemetery
Lake Forest
Lake County
Illinois, USA
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Record added: Aug 06, 2009
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John you were a genius! Your films stand the test of time and continue to entertain new generations!
 Added: Oct. 2, 2015
Sixteen Candles, The Breakfast Club, Weird Science, Home Alone, Curly Sue, Ferris Buller's Day Off, Planes Trains & Automobiles man you wrote and directed such great films from the best decade ever, THE 80S! Rest in peace John Hughes.
- Brandon Burns
 Added: Sep. 10, 2015

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 Added: Aug. 31, 2015
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