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John Hughes (I) (1950–2009)

John Hughes was born on February 18, 1950 in Lansing, Michigan, USA as John Wilden Hughes Jr. He was a writer and producer, known for Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992), Home Alone (1990) and National Lampoon's Vacation (1983). He was married to Nancy Ludwig. He died on August 6, 2009 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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 2015/I Vacation (characters)
 2008 Drillbit Taylor (story - as Edmond Dantes)
 2003 Beethoven's 5th (Video) (characters - as Edmond Dantes)
 2002 Maid in Manhattan (story - as Edmond Dantès)
 2002 Home Alone 4 (TV Movie) (characters)
 2001 Beethoven's 4th (Video) (characters - as Edmond Dantès)
 2001 Just Visiting (screenplay)
 2000 Beethoven's 3rd (Video) (characters - as Edmond Dantès)
 2000 American Adventure (TV Movie) (characters)
 1998 Reach the Rock (written by)
 1997 Home Alone 3 (written by)
 1997 Flubber (screenplay)
 1996 101 Dalmatians (screenplay)
 1994 Miracle on 34th Street (screenplay)
 1994 Baby's Day Out (written by)
 1993 Beethoven's 2nd (characters - as Edmond Dantès)
 1993 Dennis the Menace (written by)
 1992 Home Alone (Video Game) (characters)
 1992 Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (Video Game) (characters)
 1992 Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (characters) / (written by)
 1992 Beethoven (written by - as Edmond Dantès)
 1991 Home Alone (Video Game) (characters)
 1991 Curly Sue (written by)
 1991 Dutch (written by)
 1991 Career Opportunities (written by)
 1990-1991 Uncle Buck (TV Series) (characters - 18 episodes)
- Fame (1991) ... (characters)
- The Music Man (1991) ... (characters)
- The People's Half Court (1991) ... (characters)
- Movin' Out (1991) ... (characters)
- Buck to the Future (1991) ... (characters)
 1990 Home Alone (written by)
 1989 Christmas Vacation (written by)
 1989 Uncle Buck (written by)
 1988 The Great Outdoors (written by)
 1988 She's Having a Baby (written by)
 1987 Planes, Trains & Automobiles (written by)
 1987 Some Kind of Wonderful (written by)
 1986 Ferris Bueller's Day Off (written by)
 1986 Pretty in Pink (written by)
 1985 Weird Science (written by)
 1985 European Vacation (screenplay) / (story)
 1985 The Breakfast Club (written by)
 1984 Mr. Mom (TV Movie) (characters)
 1984 Sixteen Candles (written by)
 1983 Savage Islands (written by)
 1983 Mr. Mom (written by)
 1983 National Lampoon's Vacation (screenplay) / (short story "Vacation '58")
 1983 At Ease (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- A Tankful of Dollars (1983) ... (creator)
 1982 Class Reunion (written by)
 1980 Tajna Nikole Tesle (co-writer)
 1979 Delta House (TV Series) (written by - 5 episodes)
- The Matriculation of Kent Dorfman (1979) ... (written by)
- Campus Fair (1979) ... (written by)
- The Deformity (1979) ... (written by)
- The Lady in Weighting (1979) ... (written by)
- The Shortest Yard (1979) ... (written by)
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Audio commentary for the film Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986).

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Alternate Names:

Edmond Dantes | Edmond Dantès

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I stumbled into this business, I didn't train for it. I yelled "Action!" on my first two movies before the camera was turned on. See more »


Lived, for some time, in Williams Bay, Wisconsin. See more »


Often has a character use the pejorative term "four-flusher", a term originating in poker which means one who bluffs or boasts. See more »

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