John Heard

Born Mar 7, 1945

John Heard, Jr. is an American actor well known for his recurring role as Peter McCallister, in the first two installments of the Home Alone movie series. In 2011 he appeared as Lehman Brothers COO Joe Gregory in Too Big to Fail, a HBO film. He also starred in Cat People, The Milagro Beanfield War, The Pelican Brief and Big.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of John Heard.


1945 Birth Born on March 7, 1945.


1974 29 Years Old He appeared off-Broadway in 1974 in Mark Medoff's play The Wager and at the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center in 1977 in a series of new plays.


In 1979 he played Arthur Dimmesdale in a television production of The Scarlet Letter.
1981 36 Years Old In 1981, he had the starring role of Alex Cutter in the film Cutter's Way. … Read More
1984 39 Years Old In 1984, he co-starred as photographer George Cooper in C.H.U.D. (Cannibalistic Humanoid Underground Dwellers) alongside future Home Alone co-star Daniel Stern.


1985 40 Years Old 1 More Event
The Trip to Bountiful is a 1985 film in which he had a starring role.
1988 43 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1988 he was seen in the film The Milagro Beanfield War. … Read More
1990 45 Years Old In 1990, Heard starred in the philosophical film Mindwalk, in which three characters from different socialitical and poetical backgrounds express their opinions on the human experience; that year, he was also featured in the hugely successful comedy Home Alone (and also starred in its 1992 sequel, Home Alone 2: Lost in New York) and in Awakenings alongside Robert De Niro and Robin Williams.
1991 46 Years Old Heard was arrested in 1991 and charged with third-degree assault for allegedly slapping Leo.
1992 47 Years Old Also in 1992, he played Daugherty in the film Radio Flyer.
1993 48 Years Old In 1993 he played FBI agent Gavin Vereek in The Pelican Brief.
1994 49 Years Old In 1994 he played the part of David Manning in the ABC miniseries Out on a Limb, which depicted Shirley MacLaine's written account, of the same name, of her journey toward acceptance of spiritual and extraterrestrial realities.


1997 52 Years Old 1 More Event
He starred with Samuel L. Jackson in 1997's One Eight Seven and was featured in the 2000 miniseries Perfect Murder, Perfect Town. … Read More
2003 58 Years Old In 2003, he was inducted into the Gonzaga College High School Theatre Hall of Fame.


2008 63 Years Old Asked about his career in 2008, Heard replied,
2010 65 Years Old Heard and Pritchard married on May 24, 2010, in Los Angeles and divorced on December 22nd 2010 after nearly 7 months of marriage. … Read More
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