John Heard

Actor John Heard

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.
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Horror movie 'Living Among Us' regrettably marks one of John Heard's last roles
LATimes - 24 days
The late John Heard gives one of his last screen performances in the found-footage vampire thriller “Living Among Us,” playing the cool-headed patriarch in a household of blood-suckers, who’ve just had their existence exposed by TV reporters. After an opening barrage of fake news videos to establish...
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'Home Alone' and 'Sopranos' actor John Heard dead at 71
ABC News - 7 months
The Santa Clara County medical examiner's office confirmed to ABC News.
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John Heard, the Frazzled Father in ‘Home Alone,’ Dies at 71
NYTimes - 7 months
Mr. Heard played pained characters in dramas but was best known as the dad who embarked on a family trip to Paris without his youngest son.
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'Home Alone' Actor John Heard Dead At 72
Huffington Post - 7 months
He starred in some of the most beloved movies of the ’80s and ’90s.
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Friday's TV Highlights: The CW's 'Crazy Ex-Girlfriend' on KTLA
LATimes - about 1 year
SERIES MacGyver John Heard (“Home Alone”) guest stars as MacGyver’s (Lucas Till) favorite middle school science teacher, whose best student (guest star Amiah Miller) has been kidnapped. Jeremy London also guest stars with George Eads, Justin Hires and Sandrine Holt. 8 p.m. CBS Last Man Standing...
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Newcomer Talitha Bateman Shines in "So B. It" Movie -- a Heartbreaking Story that Will Leave You Smiling
Huffington Post - almost 2 years
Talitha Bateman. Tuck that name away in your memory palace. The teenage actor gives a brave, eye-opening performance in So B. It, a poignantly sweet yet funny movie, a tale about love, loss, and reconnecting with what matters most in life -- family and being authentic. Bateman, who was 13 at the time of filming, is a dynamo, and her acting in one money shot when she falls apart bawling from the very depths of her soul will break anyone's hardened heart. So B. It, which is based on author Sarah Weeks' book, premieres at the LA Film Festival on June 7. It's directed by illustrious Stephen Gyllenhaal, and has a sterling veteran cast of performers including Alfre Woodard, John Heard and Cloris Leachman, as well as Jessica Collins, Jacinda Barrett and Dash Mihok. It's a great talent mix that was brought together by casting director Richard Hicks (Zero Dark Thirty, Gravity) to work on the type of "wonderful movie script that doesn't get made much anymore," suggests producer J. T...
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NCAA Tournament: Houston high school boys standouts all over the bracket
Houston Chronicle - almost 3 years
Local men in the 2015 NCAA Tournament It’s no secret college basketball coaches flock to Houston to recruit players. They can play and are contributing at the next level. Just take a look at the NCAA Tournament bracket. From top seeds to those who needed conference tournament titles to punch their ticket, Houston players will be all over the television screens as the tournament cranks up this weekend. The list starts with the country’s top team. Two years after leading Travis to a state championship, Aaron and Andrew Harrison are hoping to complete an undefeated ...
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of John Heard
    LATE ADULTHOOD
  • 2010
    Age 64
    Heard and Pritchard married on May 24, 2010, in Los Angeles and divorced on December 22nd 2010 after nearly 7 months of marriage.
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  • 2008
    Age 62
    Asked about his career in 2008, Heard replied,
  • FIFTIES
  • 2003
    Age 57
    In 2003, he was inducted into the Gonzaga College High School Theatre Hall of Fame.
  • 1997
    Age 51
    In 1997, he was found guilty of trespassing Leo's home in Baltimore, Maryland's Fell's Point neighborhood, but acquitted of charges of trespassing at their son's school.
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    He starred with Samuel L. Jackson in 1997's One Eight Seven and was featured in the 2000 miniseries Perfect Murder, Perfect Town.
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  • FORTIES
  • 1994
    Age 48
    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.
  • 1993
    Age 47
    In 1993 he played FBI agent Gavin Vereek in The Pelican Brief.
  • 1992
    Age 46
    Also in 1992, he played Daugherty in the film Radio Flyer.
  • 1991
    Age 45
    Heard was arrested in 1991 and charged with third-degree assault for allegedly slapping Leo.
  • 1990
    Age 44
    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.
  • 1988
    Age 42
    He co-starred with Bette Midler in Beaches in 1988, and played real-life Ku Klux Klan leader D.C. Stephenson in the TV-miniseries Cross of Fire in 1989.
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    In 1988 he was seen in the film The Milagro Beanfield War.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1985
    Age 39
    In Heaven Help Us (also known as Catholic Boys), John Heard played as a monk named Brother Timothy in the 1985 comedy-drama film.
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    The Trip to Bountiful is a 1985 film in which he had a starring role.
  • 1984
    Age 38
    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.
  • 1981
    Age 35
    In 1981, he had the starring role of Alex Cutter in the film Cutter's Way.
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  • 1979
    Age 33
    Heard was married for six days to actress Margot Kidder in 1979.
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    He was the male lead in the 1979 film Head Over Heels (which was renamed and rereleased as Chilly Scenes of Winter in 1982).
    Heard won Obie Awards for his performances in Othello and Split in 1979–80.
    In 1979 he played Arthur Dimmesdale in a television production of The Scarlet Letter.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1974
    Age 28
    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.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1945
    Born
    Born on March 7, 1945.
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