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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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Thanks for all of the movie memories that you supplied in our lifetime. Gone too soon.Rest in eternal peace.
 Added: Jun. 8, 2017

- CMueller
 Added: May. 27, 2017
Thank you for Sixteen Candles. That movie was a riot, and I still look at it to this day, but not as often as I used to, because I want the jokes and site gags to still be as they were when I first saw it back in 1984. Rest in peace.
- gecko
 Added: May. 26, 2017
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