Biography

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.

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.

Personal Info

Known For Writing

Gender Male

Known Credits 45

Birthday 1950-02-18

Day of Death 2009-08-06

Place of Birth Lansing, Michigan, USA

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Also Known As

  • Edmond Dantès
  • Edmond Dantes
  • John Wilden Hughes Jr.

Writing TV ShowsMovies

The Great OutdoorsWriter
2015 VacationCharacters
2008 Drillbit TaylorStory
2003 Home Alone 4Characters
2002 Maid in ManhattanStory
2001 Just VisitingScreenplay
2000 Beethoven's 3rdCharacters
2000 American AdventureCharacters
1998 Reach the RockWriter
1997 Home Alone 3Writer
1997 FlubberScreenplay
1996 101 DalmatiansScreenplay
1994 Miracle on 34th StreetScreenplay
1994 Baby's Day OutScreenplay
1993 Beethoven's 2ndCharacters
1993 Dennis the MenaceScreenplay
1992 Home Alone 2: Lost in New YorkScreenplay
1992 BeethovenScreenplay
1991 Curly SueScreenplay
1991 DutchWriter
1991 Career OpportunitiesWriter
1990 Home AloneScreenplay
1989 National Lampoon's Christmas VacationScreenplay
1989 Uncle BuckScreenplay
1988 The Great OutdoorsWriter
1988 She's Having a BabyScreenplay
1987 Planes, Trains and AutomobilesScreenplay
1987 Some Kind of WonderfulWriter
1986 Ferris Bueller's Day OffScreenplay
1986 Pretty in PinkScreenplay
1985 Weird ScienceScreenplay
1985 National Lampoon's European VacationScreenplay
1985 The Breakfast ClubScreenplay
1984 Sixteen CandlesScreenplay
1983 Nate and HayesWriter
1983 National Lampoon's VacationScreenplay
1983 Mr. MomWriter
1982 Class ReunionWriter

Production

2001 New Port SouthExecutive Producer
2000 The Corrs Live at Lansdowne RoadExecutive Producer
1998 Reach the RockProducer
1997 Home Alone 3Producer
1997 FlubberProducer
1996 101 DalmatiansProducer
1994 Miracle on 34th StreetProducer
1994 Baby's Day OutProducer
1993 Dennis the MenaceProducer
1992 Home Alone 2: Lost in New YorkProducer
1991 Curly SueProducer
1991 DutchProducer
1991 Only the LonelyProducer
1991 Career OpportunitiesProducer
1990 Home AloneProducer
1989 National Lampoon's Christmas VacationProducer
1989 Uncle BuckProducer
1988 The Great OutdoorsExecutive Producer
1988 She's Having a BabyProducer
1987 Planes, Trains and AutomobilesProducer
1987 Some Kind of WonderfulProducer
1986 Ferris Bueller's Day OffProducer
1986 Pretty in PinkExecutive Producer
1985 The Breakfast ClubProducer

Directing

1991 Curly SueDirector
1989 Uncle BuckDirector
1988 She's Having a BabyDirector
1987 Planes, Trains and AutomobilesDirector
1986 Ferris Bueller's Day OffDirector
1985 Weird ScienceDirector
1985 The Breakfast ClubDirector
1984 Sixteen CandlesDirector

Acting

2015 Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead: The Story of the National Lampoon as Himself / Writer (archive footage)
2003 NCIS(1 episode)
1996 E! True Hollywood Story(1 episode)
1985 The Breakfast Club as Brian's Father (uncredited)
1983 The Cleopatras(8 episodes)

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