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John Hughes

Screenwriter / Film Producer / Film Director / Writer / Farmer / Actor | * 02/18/1950 († 59, 08/06/2009) | Lansing, Michigan, USA
John Wilden Hughes Jr. (February 18, 1950 – August 6, 2009) was an American filmmaker. Beginning as an author of humorous essays and stories for National Lampoon, he went on to write and direct some of the most successful live-action comedy films of the 1980s and 1990s such as National Lampoon's Vacation (1983) and its sequels National Lampoon's European Vacation (1985) and National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (1989); Mr. Mom (1983), Sixteen Candles (1984), Weird Science (1985), The Breakfast Club (1985), Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986), Pretty in Pink (1986), ()
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John Hughes (February 18, 1950 – August 6, 2009) was an American film director, producer and screenwriter. He directed and scripted some of the most successful films of the 1980s and 1990s, including National Lampoon's Vacation, Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Weird Science, The Breakfast Club, Some Kind of Wonderful, Sixteen Candles, Pretty in Pink; Planes, Trains and Automobiles; Uncle Buck, Career Opportunities, 101 Dalmatians, Home Alone, and its sequels, Home Alone 2 and Home Alone 3.

Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Kids & Family | Drama

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Movies with John Hughes as Actor(2)

as Himself / Writer (archive footage)2015 Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead: The Story of the National Lampoon
as Brian's Father (uncredited)1985 The Breakfast Club

TV Shows/Series with John Hughes as Actor(2)

Movies with John Hughes as Crew(70)

Writing/Writer2019 The Great Outdoors
Writing/Characters2015 Vacation
Writing/Story2008 Drillbit Taylor
Writing/Characters2003 Home Alone 4
Writing/Story2002 Maid in Manhattan
Writing/Screenplay2001 Just Visiting
Production/Executive Producer2001 New Port South
Writing/Characters2000 American Adventure
Writing/Characters2000 Beethoven's 3rd
Production/Executive Producer2000 The Corrs Live at Lansdowne Road
Writing/Writer1998 Reach the Rock
Production/Producer1998 Reach the Rock
Writing/Screenplay1997 Flubber
Production/Producer1997 Flubber
Production/Producer1997 Home Alone 3
Writing/Writer1997 Home Alone 3
Writing/Screenplay1996 101 Dalmatians
Production/Producer1996 101 Dalmatians
Writing/Screenplay1994 Baby's Day Out
Production/Producer1994 Baby's Day Out
Writing/Screenplay1994 Miracle on 34th Street
Production/Producer1994 Miracle on 34th Street
Writing/Screenplay1993 Dennis the Menace
Production/Producer1993 Dennis the Menace
Writing/Characters1993 Beethoven's 2nd
Writing/Screenplay1992 Beethoven
Writing/Screenplay1992 Home Alone 2: Lost in New York
Production/Producer1992 Home Alone 2: Lost in New York
Writing/Writer1991 Career Opportunities
Production/Producer1991 Career Opportunities
Production/Producer1991 Only the Lonely
Writing/Writer1991 Dutch
Production/Producer1991 Dutch
Directing/Director1991 Curly Sue
Writing/Screenplay1991 Curly Sue
Production/Producer1991 Curly Sue
Writing/Screenplay1990 Home Alone
Production/Producer1990 Home Alone
Directing/Director1989 Uncle Buck
Writing/Screenplay1989 Uncle Buck
Production/Producer1989 Uncle Buck
Directing/Director1988 She's Having a Baby
Writing/Screenplay1988 She's Having a Baby
Production/Producer1988 She's Having a Baby
Writing/Writer1988 The Great Outdoors
Production/Executive Producer1988 The Great Outdoors
Writing/Writer1987 Some Kind of Wonderful
Production/Producer1987 Some Kind of Wonderful
Directing/Director1987 Planes, Trains and Automobiles
Writing/Screenplay1987 Planes, Trains and Automobiles
Production/Producer1987 Planes, Trains and Automobiles
Directing/Director1986 Ferris Bueller's Day Off
Writing/Screenplay1986 Ferris Bueller's Day Off
Production/Producer1986 Ferris Bueller's Day Off
Writing/Screenplay1986 Pretty in Pink
Production/Executive Producer1986 Pretty in Pink
Directing/Director1985 Weird Science
Writing/Screenplay1985 Weird Science
Writing/Screenplay1985 The Breakfast Club
Directing/Director1985 The Breakfast Club
Production/Producer1985 The Breakfast Club
Directing/Director1984 Sixteen Candles
Writing/Screenplay1984 Sixteen Candles
Writing/Writer1983 Mr. Mom
Writing/Screenplay1983 National Lampoon's Vacation
Writing/Writer1983 Nate and Hayes
Writing/Writer1982 Class Reunion

Full Name: John Hughes
Born: Saturday, 02/18 1950 (February) in Lansing
Died: Thursday, 08/06 2009 (August) in New York City (aged: 59)
Zodiac sign: Aquarius (Chinese zodiac sign: Tiger)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: University of Arizona, Arizona State University
Other names for John Hughes (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Edmond Dantès"
"Edmond Dantes"
"John Wilden Hughes Jr."
"John Hughes (filmmaker)"
"John Hughes (Regisseur)"
John Hughes frequently works together with these people:
Tom Dormer (29x, Actor)
John Candy (9x, Actor)
John W. Corso (6x, Crew)
Raja Gosnell (5x, Crew)
Marilyn Vance (5x, Crew)
Yvonne Kishna (5x, Crew)
Richard Vane (5x, Crew)
Janet Hirshenson (5x, Crew)
Ira Newborn (5x, Crew)
Robert Wagner (3x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:1494, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 08/03/2019