Friday, August 7, 2009

Goodbye John Hughes

John Hughes died on August 6, 2009 of a heart attack. If you don't recognize the name, you'll certainly recognize his work as a writer, producer, and director. Here are a just a few of his credits:

  • Uncle Buck (director, producer, writer)
  • Planes, Trains & Automobiles (director, producer, writer)
  • Ferris Bueller's Day Off (director, producer, writer)
  • Weird Science (director, writer)
  • The Breakfast Club (director, producer, writer)
  • Sixteen Candles (director,writer)
  • Home Alone (producer, writer)
  • Christmas Vacation (producer, writer)
  • National Lampoon's Vacation (writer)
  • Pretty in Pink (exec producer, writer)

Talk about a slew of classics! John Hughes was too young to go at 59. He will be missed.

1 comment:

  1. So many of these movies have had an impact on my youth and ultimately on my decision to go into filmmaking. He has left a lasting impression on cinema and inspired many. He will be missed.