Actor John Heard Found Dead

Hollywood has lost another familiar face, this time it was actor John Heard, known for his roles on Beaches, Big, and as the father in Home Alone and Home Alone 2; he was also nominated for an Emmy for his appearance on The Sopranos.

 

John Heard was also briefly married to Lois Lane, Canadian Actress Margot Kidder, for six days. He was then married two more times and had three children.

 

Despite a turbulent personal life he was a well respected actor among his peers.

 

 

 

 

 

Heard was found dead in a California hotel where he was reportedly recovering from minor back surgery. According to the coroner he was 71, though his manager has reported him as being 72. According to his wikipedia page he was 71.

 

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