John Matthew Heard (March 7, 1946 – July 21, 2017) was an American movie and television actor.
John Matthew Heard
March 7, 1946
Washington, D.C., U.S.
|Died||July 21, 2017 (aged 71)|
Palo Alto, California, U.S.
|Cause of death||Heart attack|
(m. 1979; div. 1980)
(m. 1988; div. 1996)
(m. 2010; div. 2010)
|Children||3 (including John James Heard)|
|Parent(s)||John Henry Heard|
Heard had lead roles in several movies, including Chilly Scenes of Winter, Heart Beat, Cutter's Way, Cat People, and C.H.U.D., as well as supporting roles in After Hours, Big, Beaches, Awakenings, Rambling Rose, The Pelican Brief, My Fellow Americans, Snake Eyes, and Animal Factory.
Heard also played Peter McCallister in Home Alone and Home Alone 2: Lost in New York, as well as appearing in Sharknado. Heard was nominated for an Emmy Award in 1999 for guest starring on The Sopranos.
- "John Heard Biography". TVGuide.com. Retrieved October 15, 2013.
- Correal, Annie (July 22, 2017). "John Heard, the Frazzled Father in 'Home Alone,' Dies at 71". Retrieved July 23, 2017 – via NYTimes.com.
- "John Heard: Home Alone actor dies aged 71". BBC. July 22, 2017. Retrieved July 22, 2017.
- Jessica Glenza (July 22, 2017). "John Heard, star of Home Alone and The Sopranos, dies at 72". The Guardian. Retrieved July 22, 2017.