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Who is John Hughes?

by Ratan Srivastava
John Hughes

John Hughes Jr. was a filmmaker from the United States. Beginning as a writer of humorous essays as well as stories for National Lampoon, he ended up going on now to write, produce, as well as occasionally direct several of the most successful live-action comedy movies of such 1980s and 1990s, including National Lampoon’s Vacation (1983), it’s own sequels National Lampoon’s European Vacation (1985), and National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation (1990). 

The majority of Hughes’ work takes place inside the Chicago metropolitan region. He is most known for his coming-of-age teen comedy movies, which frequently mixed magical realism alongside realistic images of suburban adolescent life. Several of his most memorable personalities from all these years were created for his muse, Molly Ringwald.

Hughes died of a heart attack were out for a morning stroll in New York in the summer of 2009. His career was celebrated following his passing by many, including performers with someone he had worked, including Ringwald, Matthew Broderick, Anthony Michael Hall, and Macaulay Culkin, among many others, during the 82nd Academy Awards. Michael Keaton, Anthony Michael Hall, Bill Paxton, Matthew Broderick, Macaulay Culkin, and members of the Brat Pack are among the actors whose careers Hughes helped establish.

Hughes started selling jokes to well-known entertainers like Rodney Dangerfield as well as Joan Rivers after dropping out from the University of Arizona. Hughes utilised his humour to acquire an entry-level job as such an advertising copywriter at Needham, Harper & Steers in Chicago in 1970, and then at Leo Burnett Worldwide in 1974. Throughout this time, he developed the now-famous Edge “Credit Card Shaving Test” ad campaign.

Hughes’ work upon that Virginia Slims accounts regularly led him towards the Philip Morris headquarters in New York City, where he was able to visit National Lampoon magazine’s offices. Hughes quickly had become a frequent writer; editor P. J. O’Rourke recalls that “John worked so rapidly and therefore beautifully that it was difficult for such a monthly magazine to maintain pace with him.”

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