STARmeter
Top 5000
Up 461 this week

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, known for The Breakfast Club (1985), Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986) and Uncle Buck (1989). He was married to Nancy Ludwig. He died on August 6, 2009 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

Bill Pullman on His Tortured Role in "The Sinner"

"The Sinner" star talks us through his arc in the show's just-finished Season 2.

Watch our interview

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Prime Video

Watch on TV

Weird Science
Thu, Sep 27 12:45 PM EDT on IFC (082)
Weird Science
Thu, Sep 27 7:00 PM EDT on IFC (082)

Projects In Development

Details only on IMDbPro »

Editorial Lists

Related lists from IMDb editors

a list of 24 images
updated 25 Mar 2016
 

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 35 people
created 3 weeks ago
 
a list of 39 people
created 29 Feb 2016
 
a list of 48 people
created 10 months ago
 
a list of 29 people
created 06 Aug 2017
 
a list of 30 people
created 15 Sep 2015
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of John Hughes's work have you seen?

User Polls

1 win & 2 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Breakfast Club
(1985)
Uncle Buck
Uncle Buck Writer
(1989)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Writer (51 credits)
 2015/I Vacation (characters)
 2014 Beethoven's Treasure Tail (Video) (based on characters created by - as Edmond Dantes)
 2012 Home Alone: The Holiday Heist (TV Movie) (original characters - uncredited)
 2011 Beethoven's Christmas Adventure (Video) (original characters)
 2010 Hotel Hell Vacation (Video short) (original characters)
 2008 Drillbit Taylor (story - as Edmond Dantes)
 2006 Home Alone (Video Game) (characters)
 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)
 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/I Home Alone (Video Game) (characters)
 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)
 1991 Curly Sue (written by)
 1991 Dutch (written by)
 1991 Career Opportunities (written by)
 1990 Home Alone (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 National Lampoon's European Vacation (screenplay) / (story)
 1985 The Breakfast Club (written by)
 1984 Mr. Mom (TV Movie) (characters)
 1984 Sixteen Candles (written by)
 1983 Nate and Hayes (written by)
 1983 Mr. Mom (written by)
 1983 National Lampoon's Vacation (screenplay) / (short story "Vacation '58")
  At Ease (TV Series) (1 episode, 1983) (creator - 1 episode, 1983)
- A Tankful of Dollars (1983) ... (creator)
 1982 Class Reunion (written by)
 1980 Tajna Nikole Tesle (co-writer)
 1979 Delta House (TV Series) (written by - 4 episodes)
- The Matriculation of Kent Dorfman (1979) ... (written by)
- Campus Fair (1979) ... (written by)
- The Deformity (1979) ... (written by)
- The Shortest Yard (1979) ... (written by)
Show Show Producer (23 credits)
Show Show Director (8 credits)
Show Show Actor (3 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (2 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (26 credits)
Show Show Self (5 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (9 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Audio commentary for the film Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986).

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 5 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Edmond Dantes | Edmond Dantès

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

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 »

Trivia:

Was a fan of The Beatles and frequently had characters in his movies sing Beatles songs: Anthony Michael Hall (the Geek) sings "Hey Jude" in Sixteen Candles (1984), Jon Cryer (Duckie) sings "Love" in Pretty in Pink (1986), and Matthew Broderick (Ferris Bueller) sings "Twist & Shout" in Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986). See more »

Trademark:

Often has a scene-stealing and usually dotty supporting character which serves little use for the actual plot (for example: Long Duk Dong in Sixteen Candles (1984) and Chet in Weird Science (1985)). See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

Contribute to This Page



Recently Viewed