|Birth Day||February 18, 1950|
|Birth Place||Lansing, MI|
|John Hughes age||70 YEARS OLD|
|Died On||Aug 6, 2009 (age 59)|
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 directed John Candy in the 1980s comedies Planes, Trains and Automobiles and Uncle Buck.
His acclaimed films included breakthrough roles for aspiring new actors such as Judd Nelson, who starred in The Breakfast Club.