Thursday, August 06, 2009

Film Director John Hughes is Dead at Age 59



John Hughes (1950-2009)

His credits as writer, producer and/or director include including National Lampoon's Vacation, Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Weird Science, The Breakfast Club, Sixteen Candles, Pretty in Pink, Planes, Trains and Automobiles, Uncle Buck, Home Alone and Home Alone 2: Lost in New York.

Hughes was a native of Lansing, Michigan, and many of his films were set in the Chicago suburb of Northbrook, Illinois.

Hughes died of a heart attack on August 6, 2009.

2 Comments:

Blogger HeureuseLesFleur said...

A blast from the past

6:47 PM  
Blogger greg rappleye said...

Yes, I loved his films.

Even the ones that the critics didn't love so much.

7:58 PM  

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