John Wilden Hughes Jr. (February 18, 1950-August 6, 2009) was the writer and producer of the first 3 Home Alone films.

Early life[edit | edit source]

Hughes was born in Lansing, Michigan. He graduated from Glenbrook North High School and started his job as a writer for National Lampoon before he later switched on to writing and producing live action comedy films. He is known for producing and writing Home Alone, Home Alone 2: Lost In New York, Home Alone 3, and other successful comedy films.

Death[edit | edit source]

Hughes died of a heart attack in New York City on August 6, 2009. He is buried in Lake Forest Cemetery.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • He was a huge fan of the popular group The Beatles since his teenagehood.
  • He was a fan of movies since he was a teenager and knew a lot about them.
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