Director John Hughes dies

80s comedy legend John Hughes died…

Director John Hughes has died after suffering a heart attack in New York.

Hughes’s representative confirmed that the filmmaker, originally from Lansing, Michigan, was taking a morning walk when he suffered the heart attack.

The 59-year-old director, responsible for films such as Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, The Breakfast Club and Planes, Trains and Automobiles, was on holiday in Manhattan with his family.