How John Hughes Died: Date of Death, Age of Death, Birthday, and More!

John Hughes reached the not so modest age of 59 years. Find out the cause of death and more exciting information regarding the death of this famous director.

Biography - A Short Wiki

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 married Nancy Ludwig in 1970 and they had two sons, writer and producer James Hughes and musician John Hughes.

How did John Hughes die?

John Hughes' death was caused by Heart Attack.

Information about the death of John Hughes
Cause of deathHeart Attack
Age of death59 years
ProfessionDirector
BirthdayFebruary 18, 1950
Death dateAugust 6, 2009
Place of deathN/A
Place of burialN/A

Quotes

I so desperately hate to end these movies that the first thing I do when I’m done is write another one. Then I don’t feel sad about having to leave and everybody going away.

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People forget that when you’re 16, you’re probably more serious than you’ll ever be again. You think seriously about the big questions.

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I like young actors because they’re so unspoiled, not like some of those actors who are about half an hour into their fifteen minutes of fame by the time they get to me.

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I don’t want to be too cool. You get so caught up with whether you’re doing it right.

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My generation had to be taken seriously because we were stopping things and burning things. We were able to initiate change, because we had such vast numbers. We were part of the baby boom, and when we moved, everything moved with us.

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