John Wilden Hughes Jr.


John Wilden Hughes Jr., born on Feb. 18, 1950 in MI, died suddenly of a heart attack while taking a morning walk on a trip in Manhattan to visit family. The date was Aug. 6th. A self-made man whose career began as an advertising copywriter in Chicago, his work as a...

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Celebrating a life well lived. We will cherish the memories forever.

His most memorable interview, in 1985 at the American Film Institute:

John Hughes films are really awesome. If he could have made more.

John's movies have never been, nor will they ever be matched. Classic movies made by a master, legacy in time.
Rod & Penny A

As I watch the making of ferris bueller I miss u all over. Taken too soon. We love & miss your genius.

Thank you for sharing a part of your life with us.

I own all of your movies they were really great I've watched them growing up.

Merry Chrismas John, artist, storyteller and lover of music. Wishing you were here to chronicle our times.

It was so great to grow up with your films when I was in high school. I still like to watch them even though I'm almost 50 - classics never get old.