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John Hughes Biography

Utsab Raut Sun May, 2017
John Hughes

Facts of John Hughes

Date of Birth: 1950 , February-18
Date of Death: 2009 , August-6
Birth Nation: United States

Quick Timeline of John Hughes

1950 Born in Lansing, Michigan, United Sates
1970 Married with Nancy Ludwig
2009 Died because of heart attack
1968 Graduated from North High School
1979 First show as writer Delta House
1984 Debut as a director from Sixteen Candies
1984 Debut as executive producer from Breakfast Club
1978 Published a book National Lampoon Sunday Newspaper Parody

Detail Timeline of John Hughes

February 18 , 1950

Born in Lansing, Michigan, United Sates

John Hughes is a famous American director, producer and a screenwriter who was born in the early 1950s in Lansing, Michigan, United Sates. His father used to work in sales and his mother used to volunteer in charity programs.

1970

Married with Nancy Ludwig

John Hughes was married to his wife Nancy Ludwig in 1970. The couple was blessed with two children and they were happily married for more than 35 years. They were together since their marriage till the death of John Hughes.

August 6 , 2009

Died because of heart attack

John Hughes died on August 6, 2009. He was walking in the West Street in Manhattan where she4 suddenly faced a severe heart attack. After that, he was immediately rushed to Roosevelt Hospital, but it was too late and he was announced dead there.

1968

Graduated from North High School

John Hughes joined North High School in Northbrook, Illinois, United Sates. He joined there and completed his schooling and primary education from there and graduated there in 1968. After then he joined the University of Arizona for furthur studies.

1979

First show as writer Delta House

John Hughes debuted his first screenplay as a writer for the television show named Delta House which was released in 1979. It was his first debut and the movie got success at the box office. After then he has written many shows and movies.

1984

Debut as a director from Sixteen Candies

John Hughes debuted as the director of the movie named Sixteen Candies which was released in 1984. The movie was a commercial success in the box office and the movie Molly Ringwald, Paul Dooley, Justin Henry and Anthony Michael Hall as main characters.

1984

Debut as executive producer from Breakfast Club

John Hughes made his debut as the executive producer of the movie named The Breakfast Club which was released in 1984. In this movie, he has worked as the director, executive producer and the writer of the movie.

1978

Published a book National Lampoon Sunday Newspaper Parody

John Hughes has also written a book named National Lampoon Sunday Newspaper Parody which was published in 1978. The book was co-written along with P.J. O’Rourke and the book was published by the National Lampoon magazine.

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John Hughes was a married man and he was married to his wife, Nancy Ludwig in 1970. The couple was blessed with two children and they were happily married for more than 3 decades. They were happily married until the death of John Hughes. He died on August 6, 2009, by suffering from a severe heart attack while he was walking on West Street in Manhattan. After the heart attack he was quickly rushed to Roosevelt Hospital, but unfortunately, he was announced dead there.  His funeral took place in Chicago after 5 days of his death on August 11.

John Hughes was one of the successful personalities in Hollywood. He has directed many movies and shows and was able to earn a good sum of money from his career. According to records, his net worth was estimated to be around $250 million when he died in 2009.