BREAKING: John Hughes Dead at 59, of Heart Attack


TMZ is reporting John Hughes, the reclusive Hollywood heavyweight who captured the voice of a generation in undisputed teen classics like Sixteen Candles, The Breakfast Club and Ferris Bueller's Day Off, and later cornered the market in blockbuster family comedies with films like Uncle Buck and Home Alone (the latter of which he wrote and produced), died suddenly today during a morning walk in New York City. The cause was heart attack. He was 59. More as it comes...