John Heard died in Palo Alto on July 21, 2017 at the age of 72. As a number of online tributes attest, he was one of the most acclaimed actors of his generation.
Fans of John Heard (Home Alone, ...) along with the rest of the film industry have been remembering the iconic man he was.
Heard, a cultural icon
Born in Washington, D.C. on March 7, 1945, John Heard's career spanned an arc over many different eras and tastes in American history. Heard was not just a great actor, he was an icon, an all-around inspiration to everyone.
In 1990 he touched the hearts of millions as Peter McCallister in ‘Home Alone’. His legacy will continue to grow as new generations of fans are discovering his unique heritage.
Although John Heard is no longer physically here, his presence is more powerful than ever. He left a void that has yet to be filled.
In memory of the Late Great John Heard.
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