Biography - A Short Wiki
Writer and director of some of the most successful films of the 1980s and 1990s, including Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, Pretty in Pink, The Breakfast Club, National Lampoon’s Vacation, Sixteen Candles, and Home Alone.
He married Nancy Ludwig in 1970 and they had two sons, writer and producer James Hughes and musician John Hughes.
How did John Hughes die?
John Hughes' death was caused by heart attack.
|Cause of death||Heart Attack|
|Age of death||59 years|
|Birthday||February 18, 1950|
|Death date||August 6, 2009|
|Place of death||N/A|
|Place of burial||N/A|
The best sounds a kid will get is in a movie theater, with huge speakers, turned up loud. I always mix my music really loud. I don’t care if you don’t hear all the dialogue. The audience are not idiots.John Hughes
I’m a former hippie, so clothes are important to me – your clothes defined you in that period. I guess clothes still defines people. But, I change a lot. I’m in my Brooks Brothers period now.John Hughes
When I did ‘Ferris Bueller’s Day Off’, I had the idea on Monday and the following Tuesday it was in budget at Paramount. I couldn’t walk.John Hughes
I like young actors because they’re so unspoiled, not like some of those actors who are about half an hour into their fifteen minutes of fame by the time they get to me.John Hughes
What a director should be doing is making it appear as though there was no script.John Hughes